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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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Pintails, canvasbacks and others can turn a good hunt into a great one.
According to the 2014 survey by the New York State Ornithological Association, Canada goose, brant, gadwall, American black duck, mallard, canvasback, redhead, ring-necked duck, greater scaup, white-winged surf scoter, long-tailed duck, bufflehead, common goldeneye, three species of merganser (hooded, common, red-breasted), and ruddy ducks were some of the most commonly observed species.
Part of the Central Flyway will also see the season on canvasbacks expanded.
The statewide duck bag limit is seven ducks, but within that limit hunters may not have more than two hen mallards, one pintail, one canvasback, two redheads and three scaup.
The first kind, resembling canvasback ducks, were made from native tule, a lengthy, western variety of the common bulrush.
We based our foraging energetics model on field and laboratory studies of Canvasbacks and other diving ducks.
He shoots a variety of ducks, including mallards, black ducks, wigeon, pintails, teal, scaup, redheads and canvasbacks.
Mallards, woodies, pintails, canvasbacks, and mergansers are all desired feathered targets this month.
Where it enters the lake, a gunner can lean against the bleached skeletons of dead trees to ambush goldeneyes, redheads, canvasbacks, buffleheads and scaup.
Globally significant populations of waterfowl, such as canvasbacks, common mergansers, common goldeneyes and other diving ducks, can also be seen here each winter.
The vast marshes on the Louisiana coast are critical wintering areas for pintails, gadwalls, teal and wigeon, with large concentrations of diving ducks such as blue-bills, redheads and canvasbacks rafting farther out.
Pintails and canvasbacks, however, may be taken only Oct.