TUNDRA SWAN

Cygnus columbianus columbianus Status:  Rare regular spring and fall migrant statewide. Locally uncommon casual winter visitor statewide. Documentation: Specimen: HMM 2822, 27 Oct

MUTE SWAN

Cygnus olor Status:  Rare casual winter visitor east. Documentation: Photograph: 7 Nov 2015 Dakota Co (Brogie 2016). Taxonomy: No subspecies are recognized. Changes

CACKLING GOOSE

Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii Status:  Common, locally abundant, regular spring and fall migrant statewide. Fairly common regular winter visitor west and central, uncommon

GADWALL

Mareca strepera Status:  Common, locally abundant, regular spring and fall migrant statewide.  Common regular breeder north-central Nebraska and Sandhills, uncommon south-central, rare casual elsewhere. 

BRANT

Branta bernicla hrota, B. b. nigricans Status: Rare casual spring and fall migrant statewide. Documentation: specimen: nigricans, HMM 2557, 10 Nov 1916

NORTHERN SHOVELER

Spatula clypeata Status: Common, locally abundant, regular spring migrant statewide.  Locally common regular breeder north-central, rare elsewhere.  Common regular fall migrant statewide.  Locally rare regular

TRUMPETER SWAN

Cygnus buccinator Status: Uncommon regular spring and fall migrant statewide.   Locally uncommon regular summer resident at Sandhills lakes, rare elsewhere.  Locally common regular