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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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Cosmopsarus regius; n = 5), green-naped pheasant pigeon (Otidiphaps nobilis', n = 3), green wood hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus; n = 3), hooded merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus; n = 2), Inca tern (Larosterna inca, n = 1), Jambu fruit dove (Pdlinopus jambu; n = 2), laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae; n = 2), lesser green broadbill (Calyptomena viridis; n = 2), masked lapwing (Vanellus miles; n = 2), Micronesian kingfisher (Todiramphus cinnamomina; n = 2), Nicobar pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica; n = 8), Papuan (Blyth's) hornbill (Rhyticeros plicatus; n = 3), red-billed leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea; n = 2), scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber; n = 4), snowy egret (Egretta thula; n = 1), sunbittern (Eurypyga helias; n = 3), and white-headed buffalo weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli; n = 2).
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.
The major fishing grounds for broadbills in the central Pacific region, traditionally exploited by foreign longliners, lie approximately 1,000 miles north of the Hawaiian Islands (25[degrees]- 40[degrees]N.
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.