Category: Anseriformes

Anas acuta, 06 January 2007

Anas acuta, the Northern pintail; Brevard county, Florida (06 January 2007). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Branta canadensis, 06 May 2008

Branta canadensis, the Canada goose; Municipality of Anchorage Borough, Alaska (06 May 2008). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Aythya affinis, 31 March 2012

Aythya affinis, the Lesser scaup; Brevard county, Florida (31 March 2012). A copious number of Lesser scaups at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. They are, as is often the case, legion.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Spatula clypeata, 31 March 2012

Spatula clypeata, the Northern shoveler; Brevard county, Florida (31 March 2012). A well organized triple-set of Northern shovelers cruise through the shallows of Merritt Island National WildlifeRefuge.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Aix sponsa, 28 May 2017

Aix sponsa, the Wood duck; Lake county, Florida (28 May 2017). Easily one of my favorite Anseriformes, this is a rather slick Wood duck trekking about the grassy shallows of Lake county, Florida.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Dendrocygna autumnalis, 07 June 2013

Dendrocygna autumnalis, the Black-bellied whistling duck; Orange county, Florida (07 June 2013). A Black-bellied whistling duck standing sentry on the edge of Trimble Park — which is itself on the edge of Orange and Lake counties.  Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Anas platyrhynchos, 12 October 2008

Anas platyrhynchos, the Mallard; Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska (12 October 2008). A mallard slinks about Cheney Lake in Anchorage, Alaska, as Fall begins to slide into Winter. Each winter season, a handful of mallards would stay behind in Anchorage. A tough gig.  Learn more… Continue Reading “Anas platyrhynchos, 12 October 2008”