Non-domestic species at Featherside
--and elsewhere!

Exotics links at bottom of page


Waterfowl


Ducks


Photo courtesy of Noah Impekoven

  • African Black Ducks

  • Buffleheads

  • Canvasbacks

  • Carolina Ducks

  • Freckled Ducks

  • Goldeneyes, Barrow's

  • Goldeneyes, Common

  • Harlequins

  • Long-tailed Ducks

  • Maccoa Ducks

  • Mallard Ducks

  • Mandarin Ducks

  • Maned Ducks

  • Mergansers, Common

  • Mergansers, Hooded

  • Muscovies

  • Oldsquaw

  • Pintails, Bahama

  • Pintails, Northern

  • Pintails, Yellow-billed

  • Pochards, European

  • Pochards, Red-crested

  • Pygmy Goose, African

  • Pygmy Goose, Indian

  • Redhead

  • Ring-necked Ducks

  • Rosybill

  • Ruddy Ducks, North American

  • Scoters, Surf

  • Shelducks, Australian

  • Shelducks, Cape

  • Shelducks, Common

  • Shelducks, Paradise

  • Shelducks, Radjah

  • Shelducks, Ruddy

  • Shovelers, Australasian

  • Shovelers, New Zealand

  • Shovelers, North American

  • Smew

  • Teal, Baikal

  • Teal, Blue-winged

  • Teal, Cape

  • Teal, Chestnut-breasted

  • Teal, Cinnamon

  • Teal, Green-winged

  • Teal, Hottentot

  • Teal, Laysan

  • Teal, Madagascar

  • Teal, Marbled

  • Teal, Ringed

  • Teal, Sharp-winged

  • Tree Ducks, Black-bellied

  • Tree Ducks, Cuban

  • Tree Ducks, Eyton

  • Tree Ducks, Fulvous

  • Tree Ducks, Spotted

  • Tree Ducks, White-faced

  • Whistling Ducks see Tree Ducks

  • White-headed Ducks

  • Wigeons, American

  • Wigeons, Chiloe

  • Wigeons, European

  • Wood Ducks

  • Wood Ducks, Australian


    Often mistaken for ducks

  • American Coots

  • Eurasian Coots

  • Gallinules (Moorhens)


    Geese

  • Abyssinian Blue-winged Geese

  • Bar-headed Geese

  • Barnacle Geese

    My Barnacle, "Bill"

  • Bean Geese

  • Brant Geese

  • Canada Geese

  • Cape Barren (Cereopsis) Geese

  • Egyptian Geese

  • Emperor Geese

    Emperor Gander

  • Greylag Geese

  • Lesser White-fronted Geese

  • Magpie Geese

  • Maned Geese

  • Nene (or Hawaiian Geese)

  • Orinoco Geese

  • Pink-footed Geese

  • Pygmy Goose, African

  • Pygmy Goose, Indian

  • Red-breasted Geese

  • Snow Geese

  • Swan Geese

  • White-fronted Geese


    Swans


    Gallinaceous Fowl


    Guineas

  • Crested Guinea Fowl

  • Helmeted Guinea Fowl (the domestic guinea)

  • Vulturine Guinea Fowl


    Jungle Fowl

  • Ceylon Junglefowl

  • Green Jungle Fowl

  • Grey (or Sonnerat's) Jungle Fowl

  • Red Jungle Fowl


    Peafowl


    Pheasants

  • Bar-tailed Pheasant

  • Blue Eared Pheasant

    "Wyatt"

  • Common Pheasant

  • Edwards's Pheasant

  • Elliot's Pheasant

  • Fireback, Crested

  • Fireback, Crestless

  • Golden Pheasant

    A Golden male

  • Great Argus Pheasant

  • Kalij Pheasant

  • Lady Amherst's Pheasant

  • Mikado Pheasant

  • Monal (a.k.a. Impeyan)

  • Peacock Pheasant, Grey

  • Peacock Pheasant, Palawan

  • Reeves's Pheasant

  • Ringnecked Pheasant

  • Silver Pheasant

  • Swinhoe Pheasant

  • Tragopan, Blyth's

  • Tragopan, Satyr

  • Tragopan, Temminck's

  • White Eared Pheasant


    Partridges

  • Chinese Bamboo Partridges

  • Chukars

  • Crested Partridges

  • Hungarian or Grey Partridges

  • Red-legged Partridges

  • Roul-roul Partridges


    Grouse

  • Blue Grouse

  • Ruffed


    Quail

  • Blue Scale

  • Bobwhite

  • Button Quail

  • California Quail

  • Coturnix

  • Gambel's Quail

  • Japanese

  • Valley Quail


    Turkeys

  • Domestic

  • Ocellated Turkey

  • Wild Turkey


    Ratites

  • Ratites (Emu, Ostrich, Rhea, Cassowary)

    An Emu chick


    Various Hybrids


    Links to Wildfowl Sites

    The Home Page of the American Pheasant & Waterfowl Society includes pictures of some exotic species.

    Here's the International Wild Waterfowl Association (IWWA).

    Here's The Heart of America Game Breeders' Association (HOAGBA).

    For published materials on these birds see my book page

    Go to my Poultry Sites page for more links to gallinaceous Game Birds

    This is Harteman Wildfowl's Checklist of all the Anseriformes of the world.

    Northwest Wildfowl Farm - Conservation via propagation, education and research.

    And here's the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust -- they deal in part with threatened species.

    Many wild species of duck are for sale at Dieter's Divers

    Northwest Wildfowl has a nice article: Getting Started in Aviculture.

    There are lots of exotic waterfowl at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Farm

    Here's a page of commercial stock photos of various waterfowl, and some other water birds.

    Here's Ducks Unlimited's page.

    Clear Springs Aviaries and Gardens specializes in propagating rare species of birds, including various gallinaceous birds and waterfowl.

    Griffin's Exotics -- birds for sale here.

    Treehaven Waterfowl Trust, in South Africa, has a large collection of wildfowl and is always looking for more. They also sell a video on Successful Waterfowl Management.

    The GooseRef Bibliography System is an online bibliographic search system devoted to the primary scientific literature on geese -- in German.

    You can find Andean, Ruddyhead and Magellan Geese at White Feather Farm

    Here's Squaw Creek's pages with many waterfowl. Birds for sale here.

    Swan Haven Waterfowl - Your source for Wild Waterfowl, Cage Birds, and More!

    Various exotics can be had at Duck Haven Wildfowl.

    Predator proofing: There's some site, I don't remember it, that sells little flashing solar powered lights that repel owls. But if you can't find or afford those, try this!

    Prospecting For Nest Sites by Cavity-Nesting Ducks of the Genus Bucephala -- from The Condor, Volume 87, Number 4, November, 1985.

    Gamebird.com has a page on pinioning waterfowl.


    There are some wonderful waterfowl posters available from the artist Monte Dolack. I love 'em!


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