- birds, such as ducks, geese and swans, that spend most of their non-flying time on water; especially those of the family Anatidae
Etymology: water + fowl
- Dutch: watervogels
- French: oiseau aquatique (p : oiseaux aquatiques - not restricted to Anatidae)
- German: Wasservogel :de:Wasservogel, (de)
- Italian: uccelli acquatici m pl
- Spanish: aves acuí¡ticas f pl
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