Waterfowl, which include ducks, geese and swans, are fowl that live in and around water. Most are strong swimmers with medium to large bodies.
A South African winery is employing a band of feathered guards to protect from invaders, and these runner ducks are eating up the enemy.
Compared to nearby coastal Asian regions, North Korea's shoreline is relatively underdeveloped. That's been a boon for migratory birds — and the humans who watch them.
The American coot is a slate-gray, duck-like bird. Its bill is white with a dark reddish ring just before the tip.
When you think of geese, the Canadian variety probably comes to mind. These large water birds are endemic to North America and their V-shaped migratory formations can be seen in the skies each fall and spring.
Mallards can be found in ponds, lakes and marshes. Read on to learn more about this bird.
Geese don't exchange vows or rings, but they do search for their lifelong mate. However, are geese really faithful, or do they take a gander at the opposite sex?