Waterfowl Feeding on
Arrowhead (Sagittaria spp.)

Waterfowl Species
Scientific Name Common Name
Aix sponsa* Wood Duck
Anas acuta* Northern Pintail
Anas americana* American Wigeon
Anas carolinense* Green-Winged Teal
Anas discors* Blue-Winged Teal
Anas platyrhynchos* Mallard
Anas rubripes* Black Duck
Anas streperus* Gadwall
Athya affinis* Lesser Scaup
Athya americana* Redhead
Athya collaris* Ring-Necked Duck
Athya valisneria* Canvasback
Branta canadensis* Canada Goose
Cygnus buccinator* Trumpeter Swan
Cygnus columbianus* Tundra Swan
Oxyura jamaicensis* Ruddy Duck
Rallus elegans** King Rail
Tympanuchus cupido** Greater Prairie Chicken

*feeds on tubers and/or seeds, **feeds on seeds only
this bird is not a waterfowl

Sources: Havera (1999), Schwartz (1945), Harvey (1959),
Bellrose (1942/1976), Martin et al. (1952/1962)

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