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Synonyms for canvasback

North American wild duck valued for sport and food

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The Canvasback features a black chrome finish, the Redhead has a silver coin finished receiver and the top-of-the-line Woodcock offers color case-hardening.
These bulrush decoys were painted black and reddish brown to simulate the colors of the canvasback. Many had white feathers attached to the sides with fine cord or Indian hemp.
The maximum number of Vallisneria winter buds a Canvasback could eat in a given foraging bout was taken to be the maximum number of buds found in esophagi among 119 Canvasbacks collected while feeding on Lake Mattamuskeet (see Lovvorn 1994b).
The company, which employs 12 people, makes the famous Canvasback retrieving dummies and buffalo horn whistles on the premises.
During the Great Recession, when most wineries were cutting back, GI Partners invested more than $60 million to expand Duckhorn's estate vineyard portfolio by 350 acres, built and acquired winemaking facilities, unveiled new wines and established Canvasback, a Cabernet Sauvignon brand from Washington's Red Mountain AVA.
According to the 2014 survey by the New York State Ornithological Association, Canada goose, brant, gadwall, American black duck, mallard, canvasback, redhead, ring-necked duck, greater scaup, white-winged surf scoter, long-tailed duck, bufflehead, common goldeneye, three species of merganser (hooded, common, red-breasted), and ruddy ducks were some of the most commonly observed species.
Daily bag limits are no more than six ducks in aggregate with no more than four of any species not additionally restricted in the following list: 1 black, 1 canvasback, 1 fulvous, 2 hooded merganser, 4 mallard (only 2 female), 1 mottled, 2 pintail, 2 redhead, 2 scaup, 3 wood duck, 7 sea ducks (eiders, scoters, and long-taileds), 4 all other duck species.
No one would have predicted the big surprise of a drake canvasback at any time of the year let alone July.
As we pass willows edging Rodman Slough, adjacent to the Rodman Ranch rookery; a canvasback dives underwater near our boat, and a cluster of swallows passes overhead.
Those hand sewn retrieving bags were his sole product when Canvasback Dog Training Equipment Ltd.
Next, onward to Ruby Valley, Nevada, as assistant refuge manager, where he was able to restore and protect the sensitive nesting grounds for canvasback ducks.
Canvasback, the new Duckhorn venture on Red Mountain, will be using the property it purchased in December 2013 for Cabernet Sauvignon, and British Columbia's Aquilini Group is also widely expected to use a portion of its 670 acres for Cabernet Sauvignon.
There will be raffle tickets for sale for a CZ "Canvasback" over/under shotgun.