Geese, Swans, and Ducks

American Black Duck

American Black Duck
The American Black Duck is a large duck that closely...

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American Wigeon

American Wigeon
A small duck with a short bill and round head,...

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Barrow’s Goldeneye

Barrow’s Goldeneye
Female Barrow's Goldeneyes have gray bodies, brown heads, and yellow...

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Black Scoter

Black Scoter
Black Scoters are large, mostly black or dark gray sea...

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Black-bellied Whistling Duck

Black-bellied Whistling Duck
The black-bellied whistling duck, formerly also called black-bellied tree duck,...

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Blue-winged Teal

Blue-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal are small dabblers with long bodies and bills....

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Brant

Brant
The Brant is similar in appearance to the Canada Goose,...

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Bufflehead

Bufflehead
North America's smallest diving duck, the Bufflehead, is easily distinguished from...

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Cackling Goose

Cackling Goose
Cackling Geese appear almost identical to Canada Geese: mottled gray-brown...

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Canada Goose

Canada Goose
A well-known bird, the Canada Goose has a mottled gray-brown...

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Canvasback

Canvasback
The Canvasback is a medium-sized duck with an elegant pattern...

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Cinnamon Teal

Cinnamon Teal
In many ways, the striking Cinnamon Teal is similar to...

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Common Eider

Common Eider
The largest duck in the northern hemisphere, the Common Eider...

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Common Goldeneye

Common Goldeneye
Common Goldeneyes Often found in large rafts outside the breeding...

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Common Merganser

Common Merganser
The Common Merganser is a fish-eating duck that rides low...

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Common Shelduck

Common Shelduck
The common shelduck resembles a small short-necked goose in size...

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Eurasian Wigeon

Eurasian Wigeon
Eurasian Wigeon This uncommon old world visitor is a close...

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Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Fulvous Whistling-Duck
The Fulvous Whistling Duck or Fulvous Tree Duck is a...

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Gadwall

Gadwall
Gadwalls are medium-sized, streamlined ducks with mottled brown-and-black body plumage...

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Greater Scaup

Greater Scaup
The male Greater Scaup has white flanks, a black rump...

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Greater White-fronted Goose

Greater White-fronted Goose
The Greater White-fronted Goose is mottled brownish-gray overall with a...

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Green-winged Teal

Green-winged Teal
The smallest dabbling duck, the Green-winged Teal is smaller and...

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Harlequin Duck

Harlequin Duck
The distinctive Harlequin Duck is a small sea duck with...

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Hooded Merganser

Hooded Merganser
This duck is the smallest merganser commonly found in Washington....

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King Eider

King Eider
This large seaduck resides all around the northern hemisphere, breeding...

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Lesser Scaup

Lesser Scaup
The Lesser Scaup is one of the most abundant diving...

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Long-tailed duck

Long-tailed duck
Formerly known in the United States as the Oldsquaw, the...

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Mallard

Mallard
Perhaps the most familiar duck in the Northwest, the Mallard...

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Mottled Duck

Mottled Duck
The mottled duck or mottled mallard is a medium-sized dabbling duck....

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Mute Swan

Mute Swan
The Mute Swan is a very large, completely white bird...

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Northern Pintail

Northern Pintail
Slim and long-necked, Northern Pintails have an elegant appearance on...

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Northern Shoveler

Northern Shoveler
The very large, spatulate bill is the most distinguishing feature...

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Pink-footed Goose

Pink-footed Goose
Despite the proximity to the large winter numbers in Great...

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Red-breasted Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser
The ragged-crested Red-breasted Merganser winters in Washington but breeds farther...

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Redhead

Redhead
Female and juvenile Redheads are brownish-gray overall, with gray legs,...

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Ring-necked Duck

Ring-necked Duck
A compact duck with a peaked head, the Ring-necked Duck...

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Ruddy Duck

Ruddy Duck
The Ruddy Duck is a representative of the stiff-tail ducks,...

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Snow Goose

Snow Goose
A large goose, the Snow Goose occurs in a white...

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Surf Scoter

Surf Scoter
Surf Scoter Scoters are large, mostly black or dark gray...

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Trumpeter Swan

Trumpeter Swan
The largest of the North American native waterfowl and one...

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Tundra Swan

Tundra Swan
Tundra Swan Known by many in North America as the...

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Wood Duck

Wood Duck
Wood Duck Male Wood Ducks are flamboyant in breeding plumage,...

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