cackler


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Synonyms for cackler

a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk

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any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song

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Sure, a cackler or Ross is about the same size as a late-season greenhead, but generally the birds that honk and cluck are larger.
Cacklers - those given to loud, shrill primate-style shrieks and guttural vocalisations - rejoice in their own good fortune or other people's misfortune.
There were two geese taken, one a cackler, the other a Ross'.
The cast of characters is bewildering: Ratatosk the squirrel, Ullikummi, the "Great Cackler," Ygg, Frigg, Geb, and scores more.
The scripting capabilities in Onyx are extremely powerful," said Brad Cackler, Vice President of IS, Timberline Software.
You do seem to have that old British gunboat disease firmly down your cackler, in that stick in the craw sort of way
The Western Canada goose is very light colored and is about twice the size of the Cackler.
Then tough interrogator Davina dutifully took non-stop cackler Jade through all the products she's currently trying to sell - her autobiography, her new perfume range and her well-named beauty parlour Uglies.
On WRIF FM Radio, Detroit, Michigan] * Former NRA board member Leroy Pyle, on Sarah Brady: "That ugly cackler.
Cackler is still deciding what to do with her travel and cash prize and said, "I'm still in shock about it.
Where we have some of the biggest goose depredation issues is with the wintering Canada geese," said Bales, noting that the cackler, a species of Canada goose barely larger than a mallard, with brownish-gray plumage, is the biggest culprit of late.
THE Cackler is prone to shrill primate-style shrieks.
Zack managed to scratch a cackler from a group that came too close over our steel pit, but you could see the disgruntled look on our guide's face.
The cackler limit is really the issue right now," said Dennis Shelton of Corvallis, who also checked in a pair of cackling geese Sunday.
COMMENTS: My son shot this Ross's goose, banded by the same person who banded the cackler I shot last year, also in southern Illinois.