A wading bird found in warm climates.

Avocet

A wading bird found in warm climates.

"Coots but rarely traverse firm ground, where they walk with difficulty; on the other hand, they swim and dive with graceful ease."

The Bald Coot

"Coots but rarely traverse firm ground, where they walk with difficulty; on the other hand, they swim…

The double-crested cormorant, a diving water bird.

Cormorant

The double-crested cormorant, a diving water bird.

"The Indian Darter (Plotus melangaster) or snake-bird of tropical and subtropical America, ranging northwards to West Mexico and South Carolina, is glossy greenish-black with beautiful silvery-grey marking on the scapulars and wing coverts, a broad brown tip to the tail, which becomes white terminally, and long whitish hair-like feathers on the sides of the occiput and neck merging into a black mane on the nape." A. H. Evans, 1900

Indian Darter

"The Indian Darter (Plotus melangaster) or snake-bird of tropical and subtropical America, ranging northwards…

The Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) is a common duck in the Anatidae family of water birds.

Northern Shoveler

The Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) is a common duck in the Anatidae family of water birds.

A large water bird notable for its pink color.

Flamingo

A large water bird notable for its pink color.

Bernicla ruficollis, the Red-breasted Goose of West Siberia, which migrates southwards, strays to Britain and is portrayed in the paintings of Egypt, is black, with white loral patch, rump, sides and belly, the ear-coverts, fore-neck, and chest are chestnut outlined by white and the two wing-bands are grey." A. H. Evans, 1900

Red-breasted Goose

Bernicla ruficollis, the Red-breasted Goose of West Siberia, which migrates southwards, strays to Britain…

"Both sexes of the Little Grebe are mainly dusky brown or blacking grey above, and silvery white below, often with some white on the wing. Podicipes fluviatilis, the Little Grebe or Dabchick, ranging over Europe, Africa, and Asia to the Malay Countries and North Australia, has rich chestnut cheeks, throat, and sides of the neck, horn-coloured bill, and greenish feet. In winter the chestnut fades to buff with the white chin." - A. H. Evans, 1900

Little Grebe

"Both sexes of the Little Grebe are mainly dusky brown or blacking grey above, and silvery white below,…

The loon or great northern diver is a water bird related to the grebe.

Loon

The loon or great northern diver is a water bird related to the grebe.

Pelican, a water bird with webbed feet and a long bill having a pouch on the under surface. The upper part of the bill hooks over the lower.

Pelican

Pelican, a water bird with webbed feet and a long bill having a pouch on the under surface. The upper…

"The Crested Pelican or (Pelecanus crispus) is white with rosy or salmon tinge, the primaries being black, and the moderate occipital crest and stiff elongated feathers o the lower fore-neck washed with yellow. The lores and orbits are naked, while an enormous dilatable semi-transparent pouch fills the space between the branches and the lower jaw." A. H. Evans, 1900

Crested Pelican

"The Crested Pelican or (Pelecanus crispus) is white with rosy or salmon tinge, the primaries being…

This is a troop of crested "Maccaroni" or Rock-hopper penguins nesting "under the shade of tussocks of grass." The parents sit nearby their eggs which lie in depressions in the bare earth. "This penguin is bluish-black with white breast and belly, and a fine orange crest on each side of the crown, from which a broad golden streak passes over the eye to the base of the maxilla.". -A. H. Evans, 1900.

A Troop of Crested "Maccaroni" or Rock-Hopper Penguins Nesting Under the Shade of Tussock of Trees

This is a troop of crested "Maccaroni" or Rock-hopper penguins nesting "under the shade of tussocks…

"Cygnus bewicki, Buck's Swan, is white with black feet and bill, the basal half of the latter being yellow, while that colour extends further on the sides. ... where the yellow on the bill does not reach the nostrils, inhabits the Arctic districts from the White Sea to the Pacific, wandering in the winter to Britain, the Mediterranean, South Siberia, China, and Japan." A. H. Evans, 1900

Bewick's Swan

"Cygnus bewicki, Buck's Swan, is white with black feet and bill, the basal half of the latter being…

The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a large water bird in the family Anatidae which also includes geese and ducks.

Mute Swan

The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a large water bird in the family Anatidae which also includes geese and…