Family - Anseranatidae (Magpie-Geese)


Anseranatidae, the magpie-geese, is a biological family of water birds. The only living species, the magpie goose, is a resident breeder in northern Australia and in southern New Guinea.

This family is placed in the order Anseriformes, having the characteristic bill structure, but is considered to be distinct from the other families in this taxon. The related and extant families, Anhimidae (screamers) and Anatidae (ducks, geese and swans), contain all the other taxa.