Waterfowl Feeding on
Arrowhead (Sagittaria spp.)

Waterfowl Species
Scientific NameCommon 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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