Greylag Geese (Ansar Común / Anser anser).
Very rare just one small flock seen flying along the Rio Genil in area 2. There is a small feral population of farm yard type geese on the Genil at Huétor Tajar which contains a few Greylag looking birds.
Barnical Goose (Barnacla Cariblanca / Branta leucopsis).
Only recorded once as an escape in area 2 at the bridge over the Rio Genil at Huétor Tajar.
Egyptian Geese (Ganso del Nilo / Alopochen aegyptiaca).
Uncommon but can be found on the Contra-embalse de Bermijalis occasionally in area 6, two birds were also on the fields near Huétor Tajar in area 2 Out of the area they are being counted as a problem species.
Mallard (Anade Azulón / Anas platyrhynchos).
Can be found on any area of water in the whole area, even at 1400m in Sierra Gordo. A common breeding species which shows no real jump in numbers during the winter.
Gadwall (Anade Friso / Anas strepera).
Uncommon Winter visitor to areas 3, 6 and 9. Never seen in any sort of numbers, just the odd singleton or pair.
Northern Pintail (Ánade Rabudo / Anas acuta).
Northern Shoveler (Pato Cuchara / Anas clypeata).
Common Winter visitor, odd birds seen in the summer at Contra-embalse de Bermjalis in area 6 and at a pool in area 2. The species is much more common during winter at these sites and others.
Eurasian Wigeon (Sibón Europeo / Anas penelope).
Uncommon winter visitor with just the odd birds at Balsa de Rigedor in area 3 plus at other sites in areas 6 and 9. A single female was seen on the Rio Genil at Mesia in area 2.
Eurasian Teal (Cerceta Común / Anas crecca).
Fairly common winter visitor in areas 3, 6 and 9. Flocks of a dozen or so birds on the Contra-Embalse de Bermejalis are quite regular but just odd birds else where.
Common Pochard (Porrón Común / Aythya ferina).
Fairly Common breeding resident in area 3, 6, 7 and 9. The winter flock on the Contra-Embalse de Bermejalis can reach 100 in a good year.
Red-crested Pochard (Pato Colorado / Netta rufina).
Uncommon Winter visitor in areas 3, 6 and 9.
Ferruginous Duck (Porrón Pardo / Aythya nyroca).
Uncommon Winter visitor in areas 3, 6 and 9. Single birds are quite regularly on Contra-embalse de Bermejalis.
Tufted Duck (Porrón Monudo / Aythya fuligula).
Uncommon Winter visitor in areas 3, 6 and 9. As with all the more uncommon duck species Tufteds are usually only seen as singletons.