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Synonyms for smew

smallest merganser and most expert diver

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Conservationists say Britain's loudest birds have a 'beatbox' ability to fill their gullets with air which they release to make a booming song that can be heard several kilometres away and also enjoying a rare sighting of the modest, monochrome Smew drake diving with his partner.
Nearby a Smew remained visible from the hide along the southern section of Foryd Bay and a Bittern was seen at Llyn Maelog, Anglesey.
Muscovy duck Cairina moschata Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Greater scaup Aythya marila Tufted duck Aythya fuligula Common merganser Mergus merganser Smew Mergus albellus Falconiformes Common buzzard Buteo buteo Rough-legged hawk Buteo lagopus Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus Galliformes Common peafowl Pavo cristatus Domestic chicken Gallus gallus Charadriiformes (herring gull) Larus argentatus Strigiformes (eagle owl) Bubo bubo Passeriformes (Eurasian magpie) Pica pica All birds No.
The group saw lots of winter migrant birds including Great Northern Divers, a Slavonian Grebe, a Smew, and a fantastic sunset show put on by thousands of gulls.
The wetland habitat has become a premier site for smew and often holds several hundred coot.
SMEW have come in from the cold to escape plummeting temperatures on the continent.
Dr Faraj Smew, consultant pathologist at Warwick Hospital, carried out a post mortem examination but was unable to establish a cause of death.
The redhead Smew was again at Aber Ogwen, with the same or another on Penmon Pool.
Settled conditions result in settled birds, so make plans to see some of these in the next few days: snow buntings at Kinmel Bay and Morfa Conwy or Llandudno's West Shore, firecrest at RSPB Conwy and redhead smew at Foryd Bay.
With pieces depicting a variety of suitably fanciful scenes including Captain Death killing off Russ Abbot, A Family of Foxes glowering at some soap and Rudolf Nureyev Imitating a Smew as it passes over his house in the direction of the railway lines, it's easy to see how the art and the comedy intermingle.
The drake Gadwall and a Red Head Smew were later accepted by Birdline Scotland, the information service for keen birdwatchers on 0891-700234.