Wild fowl

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Then hail, for ever hail, O sea, in whose eternal tossings the wild fowl finds his only rest.
Rather let it be named from the fishes that swim in it, the wild fowl or quadrupeds which frequent it, the wild flowers which grow by its shores, or some wild man or child the thread of whose history is interwoven with its own; not from him who could show no title to it but the deed which a like-minded neighbor or legislature gave him -- him who thought only of its money value; whose presence perchance cursed all the shores; who exhausted the land around it, and would fain have exhausted the waters within it; who regretted only that it was not English hay or cranberry meadow -- there was nothing to redeem it, forsooth, in his eyes -- and would have drained and sold it for the mud at its bottom.
The morning came when Mary and I went out with Dermody, the bailiff, to see the last wild fowl of the season lured into the decoy; and still the welcome home waited for the master, and waited in vain.
When the companies were thus arrayed, each under its own captain, the Trojans advanced as a flight of wild fowl or cranes that scream overhead when rain and winter drive them over the flowing waters of Oceanus to bring death and destruction on the Pygmies, and they wrangle in the air as they fly; but the Achaeans marched silently, in high heart, and minded to stand by one another.
It was situated on the borders of an extensive but shallow lake, swarming with wild fowl, among which the black-necked swan was conspicuous.
The lake was once renowned for its beauty and the large populations of migratory birds and wild fowl.
Shooting at a wild fowl or animals in a public roadway or firing across a public roadway is also prohibited.
Enkiwe says some wildlife also thrive within the pinucho, among them the wild fowl and the monitor lizard (called banyas in Ilokano and bayawak in Tagalog), because it is a forest ecosystem in a scaled-down sense.
The park now consists of mature woodland, parkland and an arboretum, with two lakes providing habitat for wild fowl.
The study uses GPS tracking data of four species of Asian wild fowl and genetic analysis of the virus to suggest that the strain H5N1 travels along migratory flyways.
The stillness was delightful, interrupted only by some sparkling leaping fish, or the swallow skimming in circles over the water, the hissing of the swans from their two woody islets, or the cries of the wild fowl from the far off sedges and bulrushes.
Scott Clelland, team manager at Fife Council, said: "While we acknowledge that visitors are keen to continue this practice, we need to consider the impact on the wild fowl.