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Anseriformes
Red-breasted Merganser
A Red-breasted Merganser.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Anseriformes

Anseriformes is an order from the Aves class.

Characteristics

All species in the order are highly adapted for an aquatic existence at the water surface. All are web-footed for efficient swimming (although some have subsequently become mainly terrestrial).

Families

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