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Ten random things: Reader request Month, day 11

Ten members of the family Anatidae:

  1. Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
  2. American Wigeon (Anas americana)
  3. Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens)
  4. Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
  5. Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
  6. Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri)
  7. Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica)
  8. Common Merganser (Mergus merganser)
  9. Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)
  10. Gadwall (Anas strepera)

Today's list was inspired by jenelope, who asked to see the common merganser featured in a list. Thanks to the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center's Bird Identification InfoCenter for assistance.


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