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Ostrich, Chachalacas, Guans & Guineafowl

Gamebirds

Geese & Swans

Ducks

Penguins, Divers, & Grebes

Storks, Ibis & Spoonbills

Herons

Frigatebirds, Hamerkop, Pelicans & Cormorants

New World Vultures & Secretarybird

Hawks, Eagles & Kites

Falcons

Bustards, Sunbittern, Rails, Crakes, & Coots

Cranes, Thick-knees, Oystercatchers, Crab Plover, Avocets & Stilts

Plovers & Lapwings

Egyptian Plover, Painted Snipe & Jacanas

Sandpipers & Pratincoles

Gulls

Terns, Skuas & Auks

Pigeons

Doves

Parrots & Turacos

Cuckoos

Owls

Frogmouths, Oilbird, Nightjars & Swifts

Hummingbirds

Mousebirds & Trogons

Rollers

Kingfishers

Motmots, Bee-eaters & Hoopoes

Hornbills, Jacamars, Toucans & Asian Barbets

Woodpeckers

Ovenbirds

Antbirds

Tyrant Flycatchers

Cotingas, Manakins, & Tityras

Wattle-eyes, Bushshrikes, Woodswallows, Ioras & Cuckoo-shrikes

Shrikes

Vireos & Orioles

Drongos, Fantails & Monarch Flycatchers

Crows, Jays & Magpies

Waxwings, Silky-flycatchers & Hilocitrea

Tits, Chickadees, & Penduline Tits

Larks

Bulbuls

Swallows

Long-tailed Tits, Leaf & Reed Warblers

Grassbirds & Cisticolas

Babblers

Old World Warblers

White-eyes, Sugarbirds, & Kinglets

Wrens

Nuthatches & Treecreepers

Mockingbirds & Thrashers

Starlings

Thrushes

Chats

Old World Flycatchers

Dippers, Leafbirds & Flowerpeckers

Sunbirds & Spiderhunters

Old World Sparrows

Weavers & Widowbirds

Waxbills, Munias, Indigobirds & Whydahs

Accentors, Wagtails & Pipits

Finches

New World Warblers

New World Orioles

New World Blackbirds & Bananaquit

Buntings

New World Sparrows

Tanagers

Snow Buntings, Grosbeaks & Saltators

White-faced Whistling-duck 

 Black-bellied Whistling-duck

White-faced Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
Kotu, The Gambia (February, 1999)

 Black-bellied Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis)
Rio Logartos, Mexico (February, 2000)

Lesser Whistling-duck 

Tundra Bean Goose

 Lesser Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna javanica)
Carambolin, Goa (February, 2001)

Tundra Bean Goose (Anser serrirostris)
Boldon Flats, Co Durham, UK (December, 2014)

Pink-footed Goose

Greylag Goose 

Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Witton Castle, UK (April, 2010)

Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Caerlaverock, UK (November, 2004) 

White-fronted Goose

 Canada Goose

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
Teesside, UK (December, 2011)

 Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
Caerlaverock, UK (November, 2004) 

Barnacle Goose 

Black-necked Swan

Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Caerlaverock, UK (November, 2004) 

Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melancoryphus)
Torres del Paine, Chile (November, 2016)

Mute Swan 

 Whooper Swan

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Tynemouth, UK (November, 2004)

 Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus)
Caerlaverock, UK (November, 2004)

Flying Steamer Duck Fuegian Steamer Duck

Flying Steamer Duck (Tachyeres patachonicus)
Torres del Paine, Chile (November, 2016)

Fuegian Steamer Duck (Tachyeres pteneres)
 Chiloe Island, Chile (November, 2016)

Torrent Duck Torrent Duck

Torrent Duck male (Merganetta armata)
Torres del Paine, Chile (November, 2016)

Torrent Duck female (Merganetta armata)
Torres del Paine, Chile (November, 2016)

Egyptian Goose 

Upland Goose

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Kazinga Channel, Uganda (March, 2015)

Upland Goose (Chloephaga picta)
El Calafate, Argentina (November, 2016)

Kelp Goose Ashy-headed Goose

Kelp Goose (Chloephaga hybrida)
Chiloe Island, Chile (November, 2016)

Ashy-headed Goose (Chloephaga poliocephala)
Torres del Paine, Chile (November, 2016)

Common Shelduck

Ruddy Shelduck 

Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
Albufera, Majorca (May, 2014)

Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)
Gran Canaria (November, 2011)

Mandarin

 

Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)
Beijing, China (May, 2010)