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Waterbirds with 4 toes; front 3 are webbed.
Most with typical ducklike bill. Bill with a flattened nail or hook at the tip.l
Fish-eating mergansers have a long narrow bill.


In Stanley Park
Aix sponsa Aix sponsa
Duck, Wood

 
Anas acuta Anas acuta
Pintail, Northern

 
Anas americana Anas americana
Widgeon, American

Anas clypeata Anas clypeata
Shoveler, Northern

 
Anas crecca Anas crecca
Teal, Green-winged

 
Anas discors Anas discors
Teal, Blue-winged

Anas penelope Anas penelope
Widgeon, Eurasian

 
Anas platyrhynchos Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard

 
Anas strepera Anas strepera
Gadwall

Aythya affinis Aythya affinis
Scaup, Lesser

 
Aythya americana Aythya americana
Redhead

 
Aythya collaris Aythya collaris
Duck, Ring-necked

Aythya fuligula Aythya fuligula
Duck, Tufted

 
Aythya marila Aythya marila
Scaup, Greater

 
Aythya valisineria Aythya valisineria
Canvasback

Bucephala albeola Bucephala albeola
Bufflehead

 
Bucephala clangula Bucephala clangula
Goldeneye, Common

 
Bucephala islandica Bucephala islandica
Goldeneye, Barrow's

Clangula hyemalis Clangula hyemalis
Duck, Long-tailed

 
Histrionicus histrionicus Histrionicus histrionicus
Duck, Harlequin

 
Lophodytes cucullatus Lophodytes cucullatus
Merganser, Hooded

Melanitta fusca Melanitta fusca
Scoter, White-winged

 
Melanitta nigra Melanitta nigra
Scoter, Black

 
Melanitta perspicillata Melanitta perspicillata
Scoter, Surf

Mergus merganser Mergus merganser
Merganser, Common

 
Mergus serrator Mergus serrator
Merganser, Red-breasted

 
Oxyura jamaicensis Oxyura jamaicensis
Duck, Ruddy

Anser albifrons Anser albifrons
Goose, Greater White-fronted

 
Branta canadensis Branta canadensis
Goose, Canada

 
Chen caerulescens Chen caerulescens
Goose, Snow

Cygnus buccinator Cygnus buccinator
Swan, Trumpeter

 
Cygnus columbianus Cygnus columbianus
Swan, Tundra

 
Cygnus olor Cygnus olor
Swan, Mute




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