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common name for wild and domestic waterfowl of the family Anatidae, which also includes geese and swans. It is hunted and bred for its meat, eggs, and feathers. Strictly speaking, duck refers to the female and drake to the male.
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With canvasbacks, especially the large groups, you better chase them quickly, because they might migrate the next day," says Nevada biologist and professor Chris Nicolai.
As is often the case when a large number of birdwatchers arrive to see one species of bird, so many pairs of eyes discover more sights and visitors to the canvasback also enjoyed a beautiful breeding plumaged black necked grebe, green sandpiper, Arctic tern and two willow tits, not bad for a quiet month.
Carrying a complete range of both English and Western horse tack, Canvasback also specializes in equipment and show-related items like bells and face-plates for draft horses.
Proceeds from each unit of Canvasback Ale sold will help maintain favourable habitat for over 600 different species to live in and assist in the continuation and enhancement of the DU mission.
Van Horn said duck hunters in Wisconsin ought to be particularly excited about the prospect of a doubling of the daily canvasback limit from one to two birds.
We'll be seeing his gorgeous oil painting of a canvasback on the 2014-15 Federal Duck Stamp, which will go on sale in late June 2014.
Duck numbers are up over last year and bag limits on canvasback (1), pintails (2), and scaup (3) were all increased.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- Canvasback Music/Columbia Records is readying the release of Sea Trials, the major label debut album from the rising young Chicago-based rock band Absentstar for early 2008.
The daily bag limit may also contain one pintail, three mottled ducks, three scaup, two wood ducks, two redheads, one black duck and one canvasback, but no more than a total of six ducks.
Bag limit and makeup: Seven per day; up to seven mallards, but not more than two female mallards, one pintail, one canvasback, two redheads or four scaup of either sex.
Scaup (greater and lesser) and canvasback numbers were similar to those of 2010, with estimates of 4.
allowing one canvasback in the daily bag (no harvest allowed last year);