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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 would recommend Alone but Not Alone, where MacQuarrie traces a trip to the far northwest of Wisconsin to their cabin on a lake, deeply mourning the recent passing of his hunting companion and father-in-law, and the great bluebill shoot he had.
I have the bluebill on display, as it's quite a treasure.
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
Currently, Laplante is vice president of consulting services at Bluebill Advisors and senior editor of "The Gilbane Report." Abel is a technical writing specialist and content management strategist.
Waxmyrtle, Lagoon, and Bluebill generally have dune buggies motoring through camp.
Cost for the standard size in mallard, pintail or bluebill is $49.95 per dozen; the same three species, plus black duck, does for $59.95 per dozen in the magnum size.
Near North Bend, Bluebill Lake will get 2,000 legals.
I'm glad to hear that you and your nephew, Buster, will be joining me on Loon Lake this winter for the short, but exhilarating bluebill migration.
Another way this might have been done, according to Frank Gilbane, CEO of Bluebill Advisors, a content management consultant and analysis firm, is to build a federated search, a program that checks several different repositories and builds queries across these different systems, then pulls them together in a single list of results.