Rover was a powerful old animal who had taken Widgeon
under his wing, while the other three were a group to themselves.
On landing at Homer at 1225 for fuel, we discovered that the rear tire of the Widgeon
had gone flat.
'Bird', for example, is the word that encompasses all the things we think of as birds, everything from widgeon
Other vulnerable birds include the endangered red knots and piping plovers that winter in coastal Florida, as well as the green-winged teal, the American widgeon
and other dabbling ducks, loons, white-fronted geese, sandpipers, turnstones, and dowitchers.
, Groundwork, Fields and Far Wood are not the titles that would be claimed by an unromantic city dweller.
There were vast rafts of loafing widgeon
not a half a mile out to sea.
In the past few weeks, several thousand migrating pintails, mallards and widgeon
have been seen on Tillamook Bay.
Power, a diver and crewmember aboard the minesweeper USS Widgeon
(AM 22), was credited with saving the lives of numerous Sailors trapped aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma (BB 37) during salvage operations, Dec.
Lynch uses the antiquated spelling of widgeon
for wigeon and the surname of evolutionary biologist J.
The guided field hunts offer the shooting sportsman countless opportunities for mallards, teal, gadwall, pintail, widgeon
, shovelers, ringneck, ruddies, greater and lesser scaup, and occasional canvasback and redhead.
Waterfowl are also featured including the American widgeon
, black ducks, blue-winged teal, cinnamon teal, green-winged teal, gadwall, mallard, pintail, shoveler, wood duck, canvasback, greater scaup, lesser scaup, redhead, Canadian geese, and the snow goose.
My Labs--the old male Kody and younger female Fiona--were working like well-oiled machines and I would've been hard pressed to recall the last time we'd all failed to collect pre-noon limits; limits made mostly of succulent green-winged teal and fat gadwalls, with the occasional mallard, widgeon
or northern shoveler, the rare woodduck or lesser scaup, thrown in for variety.