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The Anatidae are the biological family of birds that includes ducks, geese, and swans.
The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.
Angel wing, also known as airplane wing, slipped wing, crooked wing, and drooped wing, is a syndrome that affects primarily aquatic birds, such as geese and ducks, in which the last joint of the wing is twisted with the wing feathers pointing out laterally, instead of lying against the body.
The waterfowl genus Anser includes all grey geese (and sometimes the white geese).
Anseriformes is an order of birds that comprise about 180 living species in three families: Anhimidae (the screamers), Anseranatidae (the magpie goose), and Anatidae, the largest family, which includes over 170 species of waterfowl, among them the ducks, geese, and swans.
The Anserinae are a subfamily in the waterfowl family Anatidae.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Avestan, also known historically as Zend, is a language known only from its use as the language of Zoroastrian scripture (the Avesta), from which it derives its name.
Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
The blue-winged goose (Cyanochen cyanoptera) is a waterfowl species which is endemic to Ethiopia.
The black geese of the genus Branta are waterfowl belonging to the true geese and swans subfamily Anserinae.
The Canada goose (Branta canadensis), also called the Canadian goose, is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body.
The Cape Barren goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae) is a large goose resident in southern Australia.
The white geese are a small group of waterfowl which are united in the genus or subgenus Chen, in the true geese and swan subfamily Anserinae.
Chendytes lawi, commonly called the Law's diving-goose, was a goose-sized flightless sea duck, once common on the California coast, California Channel Islands, and possibly southern Oregon.
The coscoroba swan (Coscoroba coscoroba) is a species of waterfowl endemic to southern South America.
Domestic geese (Anser anser domesticus or Anser cygnoides domesticus) are domesticated grey geese (either greylag geese or swan geese) that are kept by humans as poultry for their meat, eggs, and down feathers since ancient times.
Duck is the common name for a large number of species in the waterfowl family Anatidae, which also includes swans and geese.
Ernest Howard Shepard OBE, MC (10 December 1879 – 24 March 1976) was an English artist and book illustrator.
An editorial cartoon, also known as a political cartoon, is a drawing containing a commentary expressing the artist's opinion.
The Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) is a member of the duck, goose, and swan family Anatidae.
In biology, extinction is the termination of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.
In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.
The flying geese paradigm (FGP) is a view of Japanese scholars upon the technological development in Southeast Asia viewing Japan as a leading power.
A fossil (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
The Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of about 515 million people mainly in Europe, North America, Oceania, and Southern Africa.
"Goosey Goosey Gander" is an English-language nursery rhyme.
The greylag goose (Anser anser) is a species of large goose in the waterfowl family Anatidae and the type species of the genus Anser.
The Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) is a multi-volume series produced by the Spanish publishing house Lynx Edicions in partnership with BirdLife International.
The Hawaiian Islands (Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, extending some from the island of Hawaiokinai in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll.
This is a list of Anseriformes species by global population.
This is a list of English terms of venery (venery being an archaic word for hunting), comprising terms from a tradition that arose in the Late Middle Ages, at least partly from the Book of Saint Albans of 1486, a historic list of "company terms".
This list contains breeds of domestic geese as well as species with semi-domestic populations.
Prehistoric birds are various taxa of birds that have become extinct before recorded history, or more precisely, before they could be studied alive by ornithologists.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The magpie goose (Anseranas semipalmata) is the sole living representative species of the family Anseranatidae.
The Malagasy sheldgoose (Centrornis majori) is an extinct monotypic species of large goose in the shelduck subfamily.
Maria Island is a mountainous island located in the Tasman Sea, off the east coast of Tasmania, Australia.
The seaducks (Mergini) are a tribe of the duck subfamily of birds, the Anatinae.
The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).
Monogamy is a form of relationship in which an individual has only one partner during their lifetime — alternately, only one partner at any one time (serial monogamy) — as compared to non-monogamy (e.g., polygamy or polyamory).
The figure of Mother Goose is the imaginary author of a collection of fairy tales and nursery rhymes often published as Old Mother Goose's Rhymes, as illustrated by Arthur Rackham in 1913.
The abbreviation myr, "million years", is a unit of a quantity of (i.e.) years, or 31.6 teraseconds.
The National Audubon Society (Audubon) is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
New High German (NHG) is the term used for the most recent period in the history of the German language.
The New Zealand geese formed the extinct genus Cnemiornis of the family Anatidae, subfamily Anserinae.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
The northern gannet (Morus bassanus) is a seabird, the largest species of the gannet family, Sulidae.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Old Irish (Goídelc; Sean-Ghaeilge; Seann Ghàidhlig; Shenn Yernish; sometimes called Old Gaelic) is the name given to the oldest form of the Goidelic languages for which extensive written texts are extant.
Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.
The Orinoco goose (Neochen jubata) is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae.
Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is the linguistic reconstruction of the hypothetical common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, the most widely spoken language family in the world.
The pygmy geese are a group of very small "perching ducks" in the genus Nettapus which breed in the Old World tropics.
The Rhineland (Rheinland, Rhénanie) is the name used for a loosely defined area of Western Germany along the Rhine, chiefly its middle section.
Roast goose is a dish found in Chinese, European, and Middle Eastern cuisines.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
The sheldgeese are a genus (Chloephaga) of birds in the family Anatidae.
The shelducks, most species found in the genus Tadorna (except for the Radjah shelduck (Radjah radjah), which is now found in its own monotypic genus), are a group of large birds in the Tadorninae subfamily of the Anatidae, the biological family that includes the ducks and most duck-like waterfowl such as the geese and swans.
The Southern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the Equator.
The spur-winged goose (Plectropterus gambensis) is a large bird in the family Anatidae, related to the geese and the shelducks, but distinct from both of these in a number of anatomical features, and therefore treated in its own subfamily, the Plectropterinae.
St James's Park is a park in the City of Westminster, central London.
A subfossil (as opposed to a fossil) is a bone or other part of an organism that has not fully fossilized.
Swans are birds of the family Anatidae within the genus Cygnus.
In phylogenetics, a plesiomorphy, symplesiomorphy or symplesiomorphic character is an ancestral character or trait state shared by two or more taxa.
The Tadorninae is the shelduck-sheldgoose subfamily of the Anatidae, the biological family that includes the ducks and most duck-like waterfowl such as the geese and swans.
"To kill the Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs" is an idiom used of an unprofitable action motivated by greed.
The Goose-Step is a political cartoon by E. H. Shepard.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
West Frisian, or simply Frisian (Frysk; Fries) is a West Germanic language spoken mostly in the province of Friesland (Fryslân) in the north of the Netherlands, mostly by those of Frisian ancestry.