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wildfowl:

see waterfowlwaterfowl,
common term for members of the order Anseriformes, wild, aquatic, typically freshwater birds including ducks, geese, and screamers. In Great Britain the term is also used to designate species kept for ornamental purposes on private lakes or ponds, while in North
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wildfowl

1. any bird that is hunted by man, esp any duck or similar aquatic bird
2. such birds collectively
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Kevin Windle), Notes of a Provincial Wildfowler (Evanston, Illinois, 1998), p.
There were many such wildfowlers living in Haverton Hill then.
Terry Large with his expert display of free flying falcons, wildfowler Chris Green from Liskeard demonstrating with his dog, Meirion Owen with his ever-popular Quack Pack of Indian Runner Ducks and a parade of vintage vehicles also kept visitors captivated.
For what seemed like an hour, I played witness to some of the finest decoying action a wildfowler could hope to see.
This is must reading for every dedicated wildfowler.
This is must reading for very dedicated wildfowler.
THE ashes of wildfowler Piers Frampton were dispatched in fitting fashion and according to his wishes - fired over Wentloog marshes through his favourite four-bore shotgun.
In 2005, a wildfowler shot a Baikal Teal in Denmark, which was analysed for stablehydrogen isotopes.
Last year, wildfowler Craig Swenson defied the odds by collecting a bird of a lifetime.
The purist coastal wildfowler will look to the retrievers, labrador or golden retriever, and the really dedicated may even consider a Chesapeake Bay retriever or an Irish water spaniel but they must be from working, not show, lines.
Compelling stories about duck and goose shooting, written in the style of the hunters of the day--keen insight into the heritage of what it means to be a wildfowler.
WILDFOWLER Angus MacLean has been hired as the oldest sharpshooter in the west.