wood duck

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Synonyms for wood duck

showy North American duck that nests in hollow trees

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SIGHTINGS OF EXOTIC BIRDS IN WALES THE following non-native and exotic birds were sighted in Wales between 2007 and 2011: SAKER FALCON Rumney Great Wharf, Cardiff, May 2011 ZEBRA FINCH Tower Colliery, Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, July 2009 (two birds) AUSTRALIAN SHELDUCK Peterstone Gout, Gwent, April 2008 WOOD DUCK Ruabon, Wrexham, June 2011 (two birds) BLACK SWAN Caldicot Castle, Gwent, April 2009 BLACK DUCK Cosmeston Lake, Vale of Glamorgan, May 2008 BLACK DUCK, Roath Park Lake, Cardiff, July 2008 (two birds) COCKATIEL Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, April 2009 COCKATIEL Aberaeron, Ceredigion, June 2008 ROSY?
Pages 45-60 in Proceedings of 1988 North American Wood Duck Symposium (L.
In response to this problem, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, along with many environmentally minded hunters, have built and deployed wood duck boxes throughout the Atchafalaya Basin and most of south Louisiana to help sustain the wood duck population.
On our walk I see a couple of mallard ducks but other walkers tell me they have also spotted Canada geese and a rare wood duck on previous forays.
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.
Five species of indigenous North American ducks were used in this study: mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), northern pintail (Anas acuta), blue-winged teal (Anas crecca), redhead (Aythya americana), and wood duck (Aix sponsa).
The first ducklings have already hatched with red-crested pochard and Carolina wood duck to be seen in the nursery.
The most common species detected were house wren (Troglodytes aedon: n = 52), Bewick's wren (Thryomanes bewickii: n = 17), and wood duck (Aix sponsa: n = 10).
For students in the Lone Jack Middle School, the wood duck project with the area conservation department provided such an opportunity.
Far Hills, NJ - 159 Lake Road: Wood Duck Pond, a 12-room magnificent French Normandy mansion is nestled on a 10-acre mountain-top estate property, situated in a highly exclusive area with a minimum of 10-acres per home required.
Fish and Wildlife Service's Breeding Bird Survey, a majority of the 254 birds tracked between 1966 and 1991 have increased in population, including the wood duck, loon, great blue heron, Canada goose, osprey, purple martin, robin, Eastern bluebird, and Baltimore oriole.
Santee Cooper, a state-owned electric utility company headquartered in Moncks Comer, has constructed 200 predator-resistant nesting boxes to help the embattled South Carolina wood duck.
After consulting with the Audubon Society, New Jersey American Water installed nesting boxes between its two reservoirs in Short Hills for the American wood duck, whose population has been declining due to lack of habitats.
The first time we hunted out of the blind, we shot a drake and a hen wood duck and two drake mallards," Buckwalter said.