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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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The proposals are that NRW should: | Continue to use firearms to manage the damage caused by wild animals on the land it manages where this is essential for the sustainable management of natural resources; | Consider all applications for permission to enter on to its land to control wild animals affecting neighbouring land; | Consider leasing land for pheasant rearing and shooting and wildfowling where it doesn't negatively affect sustainable management of the areas.
But in the late 1940s, Almey combined both his horticultural and wildfowling interests at Whittle's Point.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, who have the Queen as patron, said their royal charter ''forbids us from getting involved in debate about wildfowling and other legitimate sports''.
Sir Peter Scott's first book Morning Flight (1935) was reckoned to be a classic of wildfowling.
Hunting involves large sums of money and in Canada in 1982, for example, wildfowling and the hunting of other birds generated $180 million in direct profits and $513 million in indirect profits (in U.
Over the years H&H has built many special sets of guns including the Queen's Silver Jubilee set in 1977 which consisted of two parts of guns, 12 and 20 bore, a three-inch chambered 12-bore wildfowling gun and a petite 28 gauge.
These options ranged from a complete ban on shooting white-fronted geese to maintaining the current voluntary ban on shooting the geese on land over which wildfowling clubs have specific rights to shoot.
She agreed to extend a voluntary year-round shooting ban which was being observed by wildfowling clubs on the Dyfi estuary and elsewhere in Wales.
To the south runs the Missouri River, hence the area around Bismark and to the north and west were also prime for wildfowling.
We use state-owned ground when wildfowling, but this is mostly done on the water or below the high water mark.
Now the foreshore is under a management agreement - it has a wildfowling ban on the foreshore at our end of the bay which is like a reserve.
2002: The origins and functioning of the private wildfowling lease system in a major Mediterranean wetland: the Camargue (Rhone delta, southern France).