wood duck

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Synonyms for wood duck

showy North American duck that nests in hollow trees

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That is a sketch of a classic duck hunt, but Florida's wood ducks offer hunts of very different natures as well.
The wood duck was once endangered, but Mississippi is a state beloved by sportsmen, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts.
And now after 20 years of trying, he had finally persuaded me to join him on the state's opening morning of early wood duck season.
The Coastal Plain, Piedmont, and Highlands strata had intermediate wood duck densities ranging from 0.
SIGHTINGS OF EXOTIC BIRDS IN WALES THE following non-native and exotic birds were sighted in Wales between 2007 and 2011: SAKER FALCON Rumney Great Wharf, Cardiff, May 2011 ZEBRA FINCH Tower Colliery, Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, July 2009 (two birds) AUSTRALIAN SHELDUCK Peterstone Gout, Gwent, April 2008 WOOD DUCK Ruabon, Wrexham, June 2011 (two birds) BLACK SWAN Caldicot Castle, Gwent, April 2009 BLACK DUCK Cosmeston Lake, Vale of Glamorgan, May 2008 BLACK DUCK, Roath Park Lake, Cardiff, July 2008 (two birds) COCKATIEL Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan, April 2009 COCKATIEL Aberaeron, Ceredigion, June 2008 ROSY?
A fair number of mallards, wood ducks and Canada geese are also banded right here in the state by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission authorities.
Students in a pre-kindergarten class in southern Louisiana learn about how local residents are working together to sustain the wood duck populations of the Atchafalaya Basin.
His service project, completed for Oregon Fish and Wildlife, involved building 12 wood duck nesting boxes to replace old ones.
Final Approach has added Pintail and Wood Duck decoys--the most-requested decoys from customers.
A third example of appropriate ecological stewardship for young children is the wood duck nesting project.
However, it's possible it might stay and nest; some folks I know in the Albany area had one nest in a wood duck box in their yard.
On our walk I see a couple of mallard ducks but other walkers tell me they have also spotted Canada geese and a rare wood duck on previous forays.
Waterfowl are also featured including the American widgeon, black ducks, blue-winged teal, cinnamon teal, green-winged teal, gadwall, mallard, pintail, shoveler, wood duck, canvasback, greater scaup, lesser scaup, redhead, Canadian geese, and the snow goose.
Okay, a wood duck doesn't weigh that much, but how'd you catch it, Gertie?