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Aquatic Birds

 

Species List

These aquatic bird species were observed during the Rideau River Biodiversity Project.

Scientific Name Common Name
Gavia immer Common Loon
Phalacrocorax auritus Double-crested Cormorant
Ardea herodias Great Blue Heron
Cygnus olor *  Mute Swan
Branta canadensis Canada Goose
Chen caerulescens Snow Goose
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
Anas rubripes American Black Duck
Anas acuta Northern Pintail
Anas crecca carolinensis American Green-winged Teal
Anas crecca crecca Eurasian Green-winged Teal
Anas americana American Wigeon
Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler
Aix sponsa Wood Duck
Aythya americana Redhead
Aythya collaris Ring-necked Duck
Aythya affinis Lesser Scaup
Aythya marila Greater Scaup
Bucephala clangula Common Goldeneye
Bucephala albeola Bufflehead
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded Merganser
Mergus merganser Common Merganser


* Exotic species

 

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