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Synonyms for smew

smallest merganser and most expert diver

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Some were undecided and many swans stayed Mute, But the Black Swans thought fair dinkum and said "You little beaut!" Things had turned out all white for the Snow Geese and the Smews. Whilst the Mallards were unhappy, wanting much more local news.
Already known for wildfowl such as pochards, tufted ducks and smews, the RSPB hopes it will become the most important site for breeding waders in the West Midlands by 2015.
Redhead smews remain at RSPB Valley Lakes and Shell Island, while a waxwing was briefly in a Blaenau Ffestiniog garden on Sunday.
I have six pairs of ducks at present - they are Hooded Mergansers, Smews, Buffleheads and Teals.
<> <> Wood Duck, Mandarin, Green Wing Teal, Blue Wing Teal, Falcated Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Baikal Teal, Garganey Teal, Pintail, RedHead, White Redhead, Silver Redhead, Goldeneyes, Hooded Merganser, Ring Teal, Mallards, Smews, Tufted, Greater Scaup, Ring Neck, Ruddy, Canvasback, Common Merganser, Red Breasted Geese, Emperor Geese.
There might still be ice on the water, but ducks like goldeneyes and smews want to be paired off and ready to take full advantage of the brief summer of the near Arctic regions where they breed.