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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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Canvasback Cabernet Sauvignon from Walla Walla, Washington.
Mary Lincoln set a table at the White House, which included such food as aspic of tongue, pate de foie gras, turkey stuffed with truffles, and all sorts of wild game, such as venison, pheasant, or canvasback duck.
5 The most powerful flying duck, the canvasback has massive chest muscles, a pointed head and bill, and wings that whistle when it flies.
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.
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.
-A DRAKE canvasback - from North America - has arrived at Pennington Flash Country Park in Leigh, Lancs.
The first kind, resembling canvasback ducks, were made from native tule, a lengthy, western variety of the common bulrush.
A partnership between Ducks Unlimited and Schrade Cutlery produces the Canvasback Decoy Commemorative knife.
In this paper, we develop and explore an individual-based model of foraging energetics in Canvasback ducks (Aythya valisineria) that includes effects of food dispersion.
Canvasback Equipment, a large, meticulously laid-out store on Kirkness Road, is packed with equipment and supplies for dogs, cats and horses.