Canada goose (Branta canadensis), Chinese goose (Anser cygnoides), barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis), king eider (Somateria spectabilis), Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata)
Canadensis. Canada Goose. = Canada goose (Branta canadensis)
Cygnoides. Chinese Goose. = Chinese goose (Anser cygnoides)
Erythropterus. Bernacle Goose. = barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis)
Spectabilis. Grey Headed Duck. = king eider (Somateria spectabilis)
Moschata. Muscovy Duck. = Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata)
Title: A London encyclopaedia, or universal dictionary of science, art, literature and practical mechanics : comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge : illustrated by numerous engravings, a general atlas, and appropriate diagrams
Year: 1829 (1820s)
Authors: Thomas Curtis, fl. 1820
Subjects: Encyclopedias and dictionaries; Aeronautics
Source book page: https://archive.org/stream/londonencyclopae02curt/londonencyclopae02curt#page/n379/mode/1up
The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white patches on the face, and a brown body. Native to arctic and temperate regions of North America, the migration of Canada geese occasionally reaches northern Europe.
The Chinese goose is a breed of domesticated goose descended from the wild swan goose (Anser cygnoides).
The barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis) belongs to the genus Branta of black geese, which contains species with largely black plumage.
The king eider (Somateria spectabilis) is a large sea duck that breeds along Northern Hemisphere Arctic coasts of northeast Europe, North America and Asia.
The Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) is a large duck native to Mexico, Central, and South America.