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|Term to be defined||Definition||Synonyms & Keywords|
|Dabbling ducks||This Waterfowl group is presently recognized to contain all
members of the genus Anas,
membranaceus - Pink-eared duck. (See List of
waterfowl species). These species are grouped together due to their distinctive "dabbling" feeding style.
Although not usually included in this group taxonomically, the Pochard species Netta erythrophthalma - Southern pochard, Netta peposaca - Rosy-billed pochard, Marmaronetta angustirostris - Marbled teal and to a lesser extent Aythya nyroca - Ferruginous pochard are behaviourally closer to the Dabbling ducks than to the Diving ducks.