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Synonyms for bufflehead

small North American diving duck

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The remaining proportion was from Hooded Merganser, Bufflehead, Harlequin Duck, and Mallard (Table 1).
During the first winter period, PC2001 had a significantly higher percent composition of Bufflehead (PC2001 = 10.92%, PC2013 = 0.0%, [G.sub.1] = 15.1, P < 0.001), Gadwall (PC2001 = 10.52%, PC2013 = 0.0%, v = 14.6, P < 0.001), Lesser Scaup (PC2001 = 10.41%, PC2013 = 0.0%, [G.sub.1] = 14.4, P < 0.001), and Ring-Necked Duck (PC2001 = 17.90%, PC2013 = 0.0%, [G.sub.1] = 24.8, P < 0.001), while PC2013 had a greater percent composition of Lophodytes cucullatus L.
Invertebrate Community Structure in Relation to the Foraging Ecology of Mallard and Bufflehead Ducklings in Western Canada.
The agency has also gunned down the brown-headed cowbird, boat-tailed grackle, common raven, American crow, fish crow and waterfowl and wading birds that relish the coastal wetlands neighboring Kennedy, such as the wood duck, bufflehead, American wigeon, semipalmated plover, sanderling, least sandpiper, black-crowned night heron, great egret and cattle egret, according to Port Authority records.
Closer to home, belated news came of a tiny American duck, a female Bufflehead, on the sea off Llanfairfechan on November 21.
The six-episode series features chefs as they prepare meals ranging from bufflehead duck in interior British Columbia all the way to lobster in Prince Edward Island.
"We've seen a red-backed sandpiper, a bufflehead, an old-squaw, and now this." a.
What do bufflehead, collared pratincole, white-throated needle-tail and desert wheatear have in common, apart from the fact that they are all birds?
Other waterfowl species commonly observed on the reservoir include American wigeon (Anas americana), gadwall (Anas strepera), bufflehead (Bucephala albeola), Canada goose (Branta canadensis), ruddy duck (Oxyura jamaicensis), wood duck (Aix sponsa), and blue-winged teal (Anas discors).
It was late winter, and only a few goldeneyes and bufflehead remained.
The bufflehead duck would talk to me, but now he circles, unsolicitous, masked, upon the pond.
Both zebra and quagga mussels have become important food sources for several local species in Ontario, including various crayfishes and fish, as well as waterfowl, such as the lesser scaup, the greater scaup, and the bufflehead. At Long Point, on the shore of Lake Erie, for example, these waterfowl eat large quantities of introduced mussels, keeping mussel populations in check naturally.
The young female bufflehead has caused a stir in bird-watching circles after surviving getting blown thousands of miles off course and landing in a west-of-Ireland lake.
He is a Stalinist, and an incurable bufflehead. I think he feels bad because the boys who were boys when he was a boy avoided him like he had the Chinese dripping crud.
It provides an entertaining quotation demonstrating its use from diarist Samuel Pepys: 'The veriest knave and bufflehead that ever he saw in his life'.