gadwall


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gad·wall

 (găd′wôl′)
n.
A duck (Anas strepera) having gray or brown plumage, widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere.

[Origin unknown.]

gadwall

(ˈɡædˌwɔːl)
n, pl -walls or -wall
(Animals) a duck, Anas strepera, related to the mallard. The male has a grey body and black tail
[C17: of unknown origin]
Translations

gadwall

[ˈgædwɔːl] Nánade m friso
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McPherson uses some old Herter's burlap-covered black duck decoys, G&H scaup floaters and Flambeau gadwall fakes he has painted to look like buffleheads.
Birds like goose, shoveller, red-crested pochard, white-eyed pochard, common teal, mallard, pintail, gadwall, greylag arrive in plenty at the Hokersar Wetland.
Most of the ducks shot are large puddle ducks, such as mallards and gadwall, with a mix of divers, including redheads and bluebills.
This time there were ducks in every direction, including teal, pintails, wigeon and gadwall mixed in with another big flight of mallards.
According to the details, the law enforcement agencies signalled a vehicle carrying three terrorists at entry of Wah Cantt near Gadwall area and recovered rocket launcher, explosive material and hand grenade from their possession.
We brought down a variety of ducks, including pintails, redheads, greenwing teal, widgeon and gadwall.
An additional 5 to 7 million pass through, and about half the nation's pintails winter here, along with impressive numbers of mallard, gadwall, wigeon, green-winged teal and shovelers.
Pintails, gadwall, and green-wing teal practice forced copulation as a means of supplemental reproduction.
While making a plan, more ducks took flight; everything from wigeon, gadwall, redheads and even ruddy ducks.
One of the more prolific breeders over the long-term average (LTA), gadwall numbers were estimated near 3.
There could be a couple teal and gadwall on one and a few mallards and wigeon on the next.
Gadwall, teal, wigeon, and even a fully plumed canvasback provided cheers of excitement as we all went home with a mixed bag.