Order

Anseriformes (Waterfowl)

Melanitta americana. Photo: (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

Anseriformes is an order of birds that comprise about 180 living species in three families: Anhimidae (the screamers), Anseranatidae (the magpie goose), and Anatidae, the largest family, which includes over 170 species of waterfowl, among them the ducks, geese, and swans. In fact, these living species are all included in the Anatidae except for the three screamers and the magpie goose. All species in the order are highly adapted for an aquatic existence at the water…

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Subtaxa

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