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Synonyms for canvasback

North American wild duck valued for sport and food

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As a result of the increase in overall numbers, federal waterfowl managers have relaxed bag limits for such species as pintails, canvasbacks, and bluebills, which will see a significant increase in the daily bag limit.
Bartonek JC and Hickey JJ: Food habits of canvasbacks, redheads, and lesser scaup in Manitoba.
The Canvasback features a black chrome finish, the Redhead has a silver coin finished receiver and the top-of-the-line Woodcock offers color case-hardening.
The bag limit is seven ducks a day, of which there can be not more than two hens, one pintail and one canvasback.
A DRAKE canvasback - from North America - has arrived at Pennington Flash Country Park in Leigh, Lancs.
Two ducks common in the winter marsh--the canvasback and greater scaup--are now up in the Yukon and the Seward Peninsula.
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.
OTC BB:RCAA) announced that Canvasback Company Limited, a major lender to the company, has converted a $450,000 loan to restricted capital stock valued at $0.
THE THREE BIG CANVASBACK drakes soared in like cruise missiles from the left, rounding the corner of trees, catching our small group by surprise as they swooped and then lifted high, too far out at first anyway.
The new Waterfowl Stamp, which will go on sale for the 2017/18 hunting season, will feature artwork that must include a canvasback duck and a Chesapeake Bay retriever.
Daily bag limits are no more than six ducks in aggregate with no more than four of any species not additionally restricted in the following list: 1 black, 1 canvasback, 1 fulvous, 2 hooded merganser, 4 mallard (only 2 female), 1 mottled, 2 pintail, 2 redhead, 2 scaup, 3 wood duck, 7 sea ducks (eiders, scoters, and long-taileds), 4 all other duck species.
Canvasback, the new Duckhorn venture on Red Mountain, will be using the property it purchased in December 2013 for Cabernet Sauvignon, and British Columbia's Aquilini Group is also widely expected to use a portion of its 670 acres for Cabernet Sauvignon.