Photo gallery


Bird Identification Guide Sébastien Reeber


Wildfowl of Europe, Asia and North America


Waterfowl of North America, Europe & Asia

This section is intended to provide additional illustrations to the book, especially captioned photographs and figures. It will be enriched regularly.

Unless otherwise stated, all photos have been taken in the wild.


Pictures wanted !


This gallery will be all the richer as the contributions will be plenty ... All good quality photographs are welcome. Pictures of species, subspecies, plumages or natural hybrids for which no or only few photos are already available here are particularly sought-after, as well as all photos of birds in flight. The name of the photographer, the place and the date at which the picture has been taken will be stated in each caption.


Here are the species for which photos are the most needed (but all species are welcome for now !) :


Baer's Pochard, Baikal Teal, Cackling Goose, Comb Duck, Common Scoter, Cotton Pygmy-Goose, Eastern Spot-billed Duck, Emperor Goose,

Falcated Duck, Ferruginous Duck, Garganey, Mandarin Duck, Marbled Duck, Mexican Duck, Muscovy Duck (wild), Red-breasted Goose,

Red-crested Pochard, Scaly-sided Merganser, Siberian (Stejneger's) Scoter, Smew, Spectacled Eider, Steller's Eider, Swan Goose,

Trumpeter Swan, Tundra Swan, Velvet Scoter and White-headed Duck.


Please send your photos and any error you could spot to the following address : contact (at) or via the contact form


Latest additions (March 19th 2019) : White-winged Scoter, American Wigeon, Eurasian Wigeon, Tundra Swan, Gambell's White-fronted Goose,

Trumpeter Swan, Spectacled Eider, Long-tailed Duck, Eurasian Teal (wings), Long-tailed Duck, Mallard (wings), Harlequin Duck...


List of contributors (since December 3rd 2017) : Silke Befeld, Yves Dubois, Bates Estabrooks, Alain Fossé, Subhadeep Ghosh, Julien Gonin, Clive Harris,

David Hamon, Harry Hussey, Jean Iron, Armin Kreusel, Guillermo Rodríguez Lázaro, Cédric Libert, Willy Maillard, Kevin McLaughlin,

Jean-Baptiste Mouronval, Vincent Palomares, Mike Peters, Douglas Racine, Pierre Rigalleau, Krunal Trivedi, Declan Troy, Hollis White, Frank van der Wielen

and Przemysław Wylegała.


Thanks to them !

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