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~ Wednesday, June 23, 2004
 
WINGDINGS

Some cool wildfowl names:

red shoveler / trumpeter swan / néné / Barrow's goldeneye / smew / spectacled eider / black-necked screamer / ferruginous white-eye / falcated duck / ashy headed goose / white nun / musk duck / lesser Bahama pintail / wandering whistling duck / coscoroba / black scoter / buffle-head / rosy-billed pochard / bean goose / hooded merganser / lesser kelp goose / Laysan teal / gadwall / canvas back / Chiloë wigeon / Hottentot teal / garganey / flying steamer

Source: Wildfowl of the World (Peerage); thanks to N for stimulating my, erm, anseriformic curiosity

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