Ducks are waterfowl of the large family Anatidae, which also includes geese and swans. However, ducks are placed in their own subfamily Anatinae, and have characteristics
The domestic duck, like other poultry species, has many breeds. Most are derived
from the wild mallard, while a minority are descendants of the Muscovy duck.
Click on a species name below to see more photos, learn details and even listen
to audio files for some of the most common ducks and geese in North America.
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There are at least twenty-eight types of ducks living in North America, not
included in these water birds are the eiders, loons, mergansers, smews, scoters
Types of Duck - Quickly Identify Wild Ducks around the world - Wildfowl
Use this table of duck breeds to compare all the different types of ducks for sale at
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Species of Ducks / Mallards / Wigeons - A - O: Origin, Description, Photos, Diet
Recognizing the species of ducks and geese can be rewarding to birdwalchers
and hunters—and the ducks. Hunters can contribute to their own sport by not.