John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

  • Mood:
  • Music:

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.


  • Advent 2011: For Helen L. Kohen

    Whoops! Time got away from me and I almost forgot to post today's card today. And when I say "today" I mean "yesterday," because as I type this I'm…

  • Art on Sunday: Liz

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Liz, 1964 Offset lithograph on paper Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual…

  • Biblia Sacra 77- Ex Aegypto vocavi filium meum

    Salvador Dali (1904–1989) Biblia Sacra 77- Ex Aegypto vocavi filium meum, painted ca. 1964-7, printed 1969 Lithograph Private…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.