Wetland Birds Feeding
on Naiads (Najas spp.)

Wetland Bird Species
Scientific Name Common Name
Anas acuta Northern Pintail
Anas americana American Wigeon
Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler
Anas crecca Green-Winged Teal
Anas discors Blue-Winged Teal
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
Anas rubripes Black Duck
Anas strepera Gadwall
Aythya affinis Lesser Scaup
Aythya americana Redhead
Aythya collaris Ring-Necked Deck
Aythya marila Greater Scaup
Aythya valisineria Canvasback
Branta canadensis Canada Goose
Bucephala albeola Bufflehead
Fulica americana American Coot
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy Duck
Rallus elegans* King Rail

*eats mostly seeds

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