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The Anatidae are the biological family of birds that includes ducks, geese and swans. The family has a cosmopolitan distribution, occurring on all the world's continents except Antarctica and on most of the world's islands and island groups. These are birds that are adapted through evolution forswimming, floating on the water surface, and in some cases diving in at least shallow water. (The Magpie Goose is no longer considered to be part of the Anatidae, but is placed in its own family Anseranatidae.) The family contains around 146 species in 40 genera. They are generally herbivorous, and aremonogamous breeders. A number of species undertake annual migrations. A few species have been domesticated for agriculture, and many others are hunted for food and recreation. Five species have become extinct since 1600, and many more are threatened with extinction.


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Spotted Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna guttata)Plumed Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna eytoni)Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica)Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus)Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)Raja Shelduck (Tadorna radjah)Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)Australian Shelduck (Tadorna tadornoides)Paradise Shelduck (Tadorna variegata)Pink-eared Duck (Malacorhynchus membranaceus)Maned Duck (Chenonetta jubata)Green Pygmy Goose (Nettapus pulchellus)Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa)Indian Spot-billed Duck (Anas poecilorhyncha)Grey Teal (Anas gracilis)Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea)Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)Hardhead (Aythya australis)Musk Duck (Biziura lobata)