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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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However, this month can be outstanding for teal, wood ducks, wigeon, pintails and gadwall. Oh there will always be some mallards mixed in, but these are usually younger ducks in November.
Right, a male gadwall duck at Coatham March, Redcar.
Tenders are invited for Pjp-feeding mi tanks - construction of off take structures at (1) km 4.075 on d-8l of pjp rmc (2) km 0.090 on d-9l pjp rmc (3) km 1.600 on d-10l of pjp rmc (4) km 0.295 on d-12l of pjp rmc (5) km 2.760 on d-12l of pjp rmc (6) km 3.750 on d-12l of pjp rmc gadwall mandal of jogulamba gadwal district.
THE MIXED FLOCK of plumed-out late season gadwall and wigeon swung for the last time, cupped, dropping into the deep trench of the seep ditch.
WHAT kind of creature is a gadwall? WHERE was future Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin born in 1913?
The most found varieties of ducks are gadwall, grey goose, red creased pochard, pintail and shoveler.
Each year, he said hundreds of thousands of birds of diverse species including water fowls, cranes, teals, pintail, mallard, gadwall, geese, ducks, swans and waders migrate to the different routes.
The elusive Bittern is regularly recorded in the winter months The Flashes are known for their resident and overwintering waterfowl such as Grey Heron, Tufted Duck, Coot, Pochard, Goldeneye, Gadwall and Great Crested Grebe.
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus Mexican Duck Anas diazi Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Green Teal Anas crecca Gadwall Anas strepera Pintail Anas acuta American Wigeon Anas americana Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Unidentified dabbling duck Anas sp.
(Gadwall; PC2001 = 7.03%, PC2013 = 0.0%, [G.sub.1] = 9.7, P < 0.005), Aythya affinis (Eyton) (Lesser Scaup; PC2001 = 8.24%, PC2013 = 0.0%, [G.sub.1] = 11.4, P < 0.001), and Aythya collaris (Donovan) (Ring-Necked Duck; PC2001 = 17.5%, PC2013 = 0.0%, [G.sub.1] = 24.3, P < 0.001), while PC2013 had a greater percent composition of Mallard (PC2001 = 4.74%, PC2013 = 23.40%, [G.sub.1] = 13.5, P < 0.001) and Aix sponsa L.
According to the 2014 survey by the New York State Ornithological Association, Canada goose, brant, gadwall, American black duck, mallard, canvasback, redhead, ring-necked duck, greater scaup, white-winged surf scoter, long-tailed duck, bufflehead, common goldeneye, three species of merganser (hooded, common, red-breasted), and ruddy ducks were some of the most commonly observed species.
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.