bluebill


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blue·bill

 (blo͞o′bĭl′)
n.
See scaup.

bluebill

(ˈbluːˌbɪl)
n
(Animals) US another name for scaup
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bluebill - diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey billbluebill - diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Aythya, genus Aythya - canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
Aythya marila, greater scaup - large scaup of North America having a greenish iridescence on the head of the male
Aythya affinis, lake duck, lesser scaup, lesser scaup duck - common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads
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I have the bluebill on display, as it's quite a treasure.
We were hoping to add canvasbacks or scaup to the list but only a single hen bluebill gave us a shot, which we capitalized on, a long poke at the edge of our guns' capabilities.
Presolicitation:Entrance Road Asphalt Overlay Bluebill Public Use Area(PUA) Fort Gibson Oklahoma
PROPOSED FEE changes Here are proposed per-night fee changes at Siuslaw National Forest sites Increase to $22 from $20: Bluebill, Carter Lake, Eel Creek, Lagoon, Tahkenitch, Tahkenitch Landing, Tyee, Waxmyrtle and Wild Mare Increase to $12 from $10: Marys Peak campground Increase to $18 from $12: Hebo Lake campground Increase to $25 from $15: East Dunes and West Winds at Sand Lake Increase to $28 from $20: Sand Beach New fee sites: Castle Rock Group Campground and Rocky Bend Group Campground, $75 per night; Hebo Kitchen Picnic Shelter, $50 per day; Cascade Head-Salmon River Interpretive Site and Pioneer Indian South Lake Trailhead, $5 a day; recreation passes will be honored
Mergansers are not the most decoy-friendly species but will investigate large bluebill spreads - they do tend to fly consistent patterns, so setting up for a pass-shoot is most successful.
MODERATOR: Frank Gilbane, CEO, Bluebill Advisors; Founder, Gilbane Conferences
Atlantic and Mississippi Flyway hunters will enjoy a four bluebill-per-day limit, up from two; Central Flyway hunters can shoot six bluebills; and Pacific Flyway hunters can take seven bluebills per day, up from a three-per-day limit.
Currently, Laplante is vice president of consulting services at Bluebill Advisors and senior editor of "The Gilbane Report.
Waxmyrtle, Lagoon, and Bluebill generally have dune buggies motoring through camp.
NAVAL AVIATOR Then there was the day I came upon Ross just as he completed a very pretty passing shot on a bluebill.
In the Coos/Coquille Watershed District, Bluebill Lake (en route to Horsfall Beach) will receive 3,000 trout, while Eel Lake at Tugman State Park will get 1,000 legal trout.