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Synonyms for broadbill

tropical American heron related to night herons

freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill

small birds of the Old World tropics having bright plumage and short wide bills

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Beyond the broadbills, black ducks haunted the wooded ponds, bays and streams of Long Island.
Surrounding the battery were hundreds of decoys to which the broadbills came in numbers.
Loggerheads reported taken in the Hawaiian longline broadbill swordfish fishery may be of the same origin.
The Hawaiian longline fishery for broadbill swordfish has developed rapidly since 1987 when fewer than 40 vessels were in the fleet, landing less than 30,000 pounds of broadbill swordfish, a bycatch product of the tuna longline fishery.
Because of recent developments in the broadbill swordfish fishery, the Pelagics FMP is now being monitored based on Section 7 requirements.
Pages 162-357 in Handbook of the birds of the world: Broadbills to Tapaculos (J.
7 (21) Eurylaimidae, Broadbills African Broadbill (Smithornis capensis) 1.