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.
This was followed, among others, by A Naturalist's Sketch-Book (1919); British Mammals (1920) and Game Birds and Wild Fowl
of Great Britain and Ireland (1923).
The six-bedroom property in Cromwell Lane, Westwood Heath, is accessed by a long driveway, past a wild fowl
lake which opens out on to a gravel driveway with parking for several cars and direct access to the garage.
Featuring 53 wood sculptures by artists from Taiwan and Japan, the exhibition seeks to showcase marvelous wood carving skills while raising public awareness on the importance of wild fowl
conservation, said the organizers.
PETER SCOTT, naturalist and director of the Wild Fowl
Trust, was having a talk with local farmers about the proposed PS100,000 Wild Fowl
Trust reserve in the Martin Mere area of Burscough, right.
"The pond has been truly transformed and it will once again become a safe haven for wild fowl
and a whole array of other species," said Matthew Batson, on behalf of The Coundon Wedge Clean Up & ACWCS.
Up in Jaybanga, male farmers are also engaged in catching 'labuyo (wild fowl
)' from the forests.
The lake was once renowned for its beauty and the large populations of migratory birds and wild fowl
. It was also a rich source of fisheries and provided livelihood to more than 10,000 households of fisherfolk living on 2,000 residential boats.