diving duck


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any of various ducks of especially bays and estuaries that dive for their food

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foods present at water depths [less than or equal to] 75 cm) and diving ducks (i.
These populations are: Growling Grass Frog; migratory shorebirds; five waterfowl guilds (dabbling ducks, filter-feeding ducks, diving ducks, grazing waterfowl and grebes); Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius; and Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis.
Ducks included 14 different species (7 dabbling ducks and 7 diving ducks), with diving ducks being more abundant ([bar.
Consumption of zebra mussels Dreissena polymorpha by diving ducks in Lakes Erie and St.
Common Eiders (Somateria mollissima), Tufted Ducks, and Common Pochards (Aythya ferina) chose mussels (Mytilus edulis, Dreissena polymorpha) of intermediate size both in the field and in laboratory experiments, to minimize the mass fraction of shell, avoid taking items too large to be swallowed, reduce variations in profitability, or decrease competition with other diving duck species (Draulans 1982, 1984, 1987, Bustnes and Erikstad 1990).
Watching them, it was not hard to imagine them catching up to a diving duck.
8, 2003, a small commercial airliner hit a flock of lesser scaup - a small, diving duck - while approaching Rogue Valley International Airport, according to the Bird Strike Web site.
Frequent flyers include: The Lesser Scaup: A native North American diving duck.
This attractive little, stiff-tail diving duck can be found on several lochs in Lowland Scotland from Glasgow through to Edinburgh, having spread up from England where it escaped in the 1960s from the late Sir Peter Scott's collection at Slimbridge.
A RARE diving duck from America was spotted in Devon recently.
The worst thing to happen to a young, inexperienced, timid retriever is a diving duck.
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It is little surprise, then, that the album contains a large slice of that experience with versions of Hide Me In The Bosom (Blind Willie McTell), Fred McDowell's Diving Duck Blues, the title track, Lift Him Up, by Washington Phillips.
The bulk of the birds shot on this popular club's site consist of teal, mallards, widgeon, sprig, spoonies and wood ducks along with an occasional diving duck.
Steve explained the bird, which is a medium-sized diving duck, usually spends the winter in Florida or the Caribbean.