Synonyms of 'Types of fowl'
American wigeon or baldpatea bird of North America, Anas americana, that is similar to the wigeon; the male has a white crown Ancona chickenAndalusian chickenAustralorp chickenbantam chickenbarnacle goosea N European goose, Branta leucopsis, that has a black-and-white head and body and grey wings Bewick's swana white Old World swan, Cygnus bewickii, having a black bill with a small yellow base black swana large Australian swan, Cygnus atratus, that has a black plumage and red bill blue ducka mountain duck, Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos, of New Zealand having a mostly lead-blue plumage blue goosea variety of the snow goose that has a bluish-grey body and white head and neck Brahma chickenbrush turkey or scrub turkeyany of several gallinaceous birds, esp Alectura lathami, of New Guinea and Australia, having a black plumage: family Megapodidae (megapodes) buffleheada small North American diving duck, Bucephala (or Glaucionetta) albeola: the male has black-and-white plumage and a fluffy head Campine chickenCanada goosea large common greyish-brown North American goose, Branta canadensis, with a black neck and head and a white throat patch canvasbacka North American diving duck, Aythyra valisineria, the male of which has a white body and reddish-brown head chicken or (Austral. slang) chooka domestic fowl bred for its flesh or eggs, esp a young one Cochin chickencock or cockerelthe male of the domestic fowl Dorking chickenduckany other bird of the family Anatidae, including geese and swans eider or eider duckany of several sea ducks of the genus Somateria, esp S. mollissima, and related genera, which occur in the N hemisphere. The male has black and white plumage, and the female is the source of eiderdown Faverolle chickengadwalla duck, Anas strepera, related to the mallard. The male has a grey body and black tail goldeneyeeither of two black-and-white diving ducks, Bucephala clangula or B. islandica, of northern regions goosandera common merganser (a duck), Mergus merganser, of Europe and North America, having a dark head and white body in the male gooseany of various web-footed long-necked birds of the family Anatidae: order Anseriformes. They are typically larger and less aquatic than ducks and are gregarious and migratory greylag or greylag goosea large grey Eurasian goose, Anser anser: the ancestor of many domestic breeds of goose Hamburg chickenharlequin ducka northern sea duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, the male of which has a blue and red plumage with black and white markings henthe female of any bird, esp the adult female of the domestic fowl Houdan chickenLeghorn chickenmagpie goosea large black-and-white goose, Anseranas semipalmata, of N Australia and adjacent islands mallarda duck, Anas platyrhynchos, common over most of the N hemisphere, the male of which has a dark green head and reddish-brown breast: the ancestor of all domestic breeds of duck mallee fowl or (Austral.) gnowan Australian megapode, Leipoa ocellata, that allows its eggs to incubate naturally in a sandy mound mandarin duckan Asian duck, Aix galericulata, the male of which has a brightly coloured and patterned plumage and crest marsh henmegapodemerganser or sawbillany of several typically crested large marine diving ducks of the genus Mergus, having a long slender hooked bill with serrated edges Minorca chickenmoorhenMuscovy duck or musk ducka large crested widely domesticated South American duck, Cairina moschata, having a greenish-black plumage with white markings and a large red caruncle on the bill mute swana Eurasian swan, Cygnus olor, with a pure white plumage, an orange-red bill with a black base, and a curved neck nenea rare black-and-grey short-winged Hawaiian goose, Branta sandvicensis, having partly webbed feet New Hampshire chickenOrpington chickenparadise ducka large duck, Casarca variegata, of New Zealand, having a brightly coloured plumage pintaila greyish-brown duck, Anas acuta, with slender pointed wings and a pointed tail Plymouth Rock chickenpochardany of various diving ducks of the genera Aythya and Netta, esp A. ferina of Europe, the male of which has a grey-and-black body and a reddish head redheada diving duck, Aythya americana, of North America, the male of which has a grey-and-black body and a reddish-brown head Rhode Island Red chickenruddy ducka small duck, Oxyura jamaicensis, that inhabits marshes, ponds, etc, in North America and N South America and has a stiff upright tail. The male has a reddish-brown body and blue bill in the breeding season scaup or scaup duckeither of two diving ducks, Aythya marila (greater scaup) or A. affinis (lesser scaup), of Europe and America, having a black-and-white plumage in the male screamerany goose-like aquatic bird, such as Chauna torquata (crested screamer), of the family Anhimidae of tropical and subtropical South America: order Anseriformes (ducks, geese, etc) sea duckany of various large diving ducks, such as the eider and the scoter, that occur along coasts shelduckany of various large usually brightly coloured gooselike ducks, such as Tadorna tadorna (common shelduck), of the Old World shovelera duck, Anas (or Spatula) clypeata, of ponds and marshes, having a spoon-shaped bill, a blue patch on each wing, and in the male a green head, white breast, and reddish-brown body smewa merganser, Mergus albellus, of N Europe and Asia, having a male plumage of white with black markings snow goosea North American goose, Anser hyperboreus (or Chen hyperborea or A. caerulescens), having a white plumage with black wing tips sultana small domestic fowl with a white crest and heavily feathered legs and feet: originated in Turkey Sumatra chickenSussex chickenswantealany of various small ducks, such as the Eurasian Anas crecca (common teal) that are related to the mallard and frequent ponds, lakes, and marshes trumpeter swana large swan, Cygnus buccinator, of W North America, having a white plumage and black bill turkeya large gallinaceous bird, Meleagris gallopavo, of North America, having a bare wattled head and neck and a brownish iridescent plumage. The male is brighter and has a fan-shaped tail. A domestic variety is widely bred for its flesh velvet scotera European sea duck, Melanitta fusca, the male of which has a black plumage with white patches below the eyes and on the wings whistling swana white North American swan, Cygnus columbianus, with a black bill and straight neck whooper or whooper swana large white Old World swan, Cygnus cygnus, having a black bill with a yellow base and a noisy whooping cry wigeon or widgeona Eurasian duck, Anas penelope, of marshes, swamps, etc, the male of which has a reddish-brown head and chest and grey and white back and wings wood ducka duck, Aix sponsa, of wooded swamps, lakes, etc, in North America, having a very brightly coloured plumage in the male Wyandotte chicken ▷ See fowl
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Word List of Types of fowl from the Collins English Word Lists