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gad·wall

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

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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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According to details, birds, mainly water fowl, houbara bustard, cranes, teals, pintail, mallard, geeze, spoon bills, waders, palicons and gadwall, have started arriving in different areas particularly wetlands of southern district of Badin as the winter season started in Siberia (Russia).
Once while hunting a small pothole I crippled a gadwall that swam into a thick stand of vegetation on the far shore and disappeared with Max, barking all the way, hot on its tail.
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis; Bailey and Clark 2014) and Gadwall (Anas streperoe, Lokemoen and Sharp 1981) have all been documented producing natural twin embryos.
Plus, by increasing the numbers of terns - which are feisty defenders of their territories and nests - we also increase protection for other species sharing the lake, such as gadwall, shoveler, redshank and lapwing.
These birds mainly consist of water fowl, hobara bustard, cranes, teals, pintail, mallard, geeze, spoon bills, waders, palicons and gadwall.
Various species of Siberian birds including, the Siberian Crane, Greater Flamingo, Ruff, Black-winged Stilt, Common Teal, Common Greenshank, Northern Pintail, Wagtail, Wagtail, Northern Shoveler, Rosy Pelican and Gadwall, migrate to Indian wetlands.
However, frequent visitors include widgeon, mottled ducks and an occasional gadwall or green-wing teal.
3 ha, the banks of which will provide breeding habitats for Garganey (Anas querquedula), northern shoveller (Anas clypeata) and gadwall (Anas strepera).
In January, higher water levels in khawrs (lagoons) attract full set of wintering fowls, including pintail, pigeon, gadwall, mallard, teal, etc.
Listen out for the residents such as Cetti's warblers and water rails and see overwintering wildfowl such as tufted duck, pochard, gadwall and goldeneye.
Species were categorized as blue-winged teal, green-winged teal, gadwall, northern shoveler, or other species.
The GKA fields in production comprise the Kittiwake, Mallard, Gadwall, Goosander and Grouse fields.