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canvasback:

see duckduck,
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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This years 37th anniversary Waterfowl Stamp contest specified that artwork chosen must include a canvasback duck and a Chesapeake Bay retriever.
Visitors might spot: snow geese, tundra swans, canvasbacks, ring-necked ducks, redhead ducks, hooded mergansers, American wigeon and common goldeneye.
5 The most powerful flying duck, the canvasback has massive chest muscles, a pointed head and bill, and wings that whistle when it flies.
It will run the full length of the general duck season, and hunters throughout the country will be allowed one canvasback per day.
Hydrilla control on Lake Wales, Florida, led to reduced ring-necked duck (Aythya collaris) and canvasback (Aythya valisineria) use of the lake (6).
New single, I Don't Want To See You Like This, October 11, is the first for new label Canvasback Music/Atlantic Records, which signed the band following a third Stateside tour.
clypeata 4 Wood duck ([double dagger]) Aix sponsa 104 Common goldeneye ([section]) Bucephala clangula 18 Canvasback ([section]) Aythya valisinena 19 Hooded merganser ([section]) Lophodytes cucullatus 26 Lesser scaup ([section]) Aythya affinis 1 Redhead ([section]) Aythya americana 223 Ring-necked duck ([section]) Aythya collaris 51 Ruddy duck ([parallel]) Oxyura jamaicensis 2 No.
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.
Sebring named the Canvasback, Redhead and Woodcock over-and-under models as the most popular.
Over the years, Carpenter has acquired an impressive array of awards, including the Parks Canada Annual Heritage Award, the Ducks Unlimited Canvasback Award, the Fisheries and Wildlife Regional Directors Commendation Award, the Inuit Circumpolar Conference Bill Edmunds Award, and the Roland Michener Conservation Award, to name just a few.
There again will be a spinning-wing decoy date and pintail and canvasback harvest dates.