British birds #1 : Ducks, geese, swans

Give the common names* of these British bird species from their scientific names.
*Common names are as appear in the British List of the BTO.
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Species
Common name
Aix galericulata
Mandarin Duck
Alopochen aegyptiacus
Egyptian Goose
Anas acuta
Pintail
Anas clypeata
Shoveler
Anas crecca
Teal
Anas penelope
Wigeon
Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Anas strepera
Gadwall
Anser albifrons
White-fronted Goose
Anser anser
Greylag Goose
Anser brachyrhynchus
Pink-footed Goose
Aythya ferina
Pochard
Aythya fuligula
Tufted Duck
Aythya marila
Scaup
Species
Common name
Branta bernicla
Brent Goose
Branta canadensis
Canada Goose
Branta leucopsis
Barnacle Goose
Bucephala clangula
Goldeneye
Clangula hyemalis
Long-tailed Duck
Cygnus columbianus
Bewick's Swan
Cygnus cygnus
Whooper Swan
Cygnus olor
Mute Swan
Merg(ell)us albellus
Smew
Mergus merganser
Goosander
Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Oxyura jamaicensis
Ruddy Duck
Somateria mollissima
Eider
Tadorna tadorna
Shelduck
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Mar 10, 2016
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Mar 10, 2016
some odd 15 years ago I knew so many English names, it's sad to see how knowledge goes to waste. I'm not even paying attention to Latin names so much, just seeing if I can remember English names. The Dutch names are all in my head, but that won't help me here!