English version

waterfowl

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
waterfowlwa‧ter‧fowl /ˈwɔːtəfaʊl $ ˈwɒːtər-, ˈwɑː-/ noun (plural waterfowl) [countable, uncountable]  HBBa wild bird that swims and lives near water the varied waterfowl of North America
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waterfowlAlready reduced to one-tenth of their original extent, these served as a breeding and wintering ground for 12,000 waterfowl.Once again, waterfowl were everywhere.There were dead waterfowl and dead house pets.He says that he hopes joining the group will benefit his waterfowl collection.The only waterfowl with both red forehead and habit of constantly flirting white under tail coverts.In contemporary times, nowhere is the difference between wild and farm-raised waterfowl more dramatically apparent than with goose.For target and competition shooting, waterfowl and upland birds, Orvis instructors can teach pointers to novices and experts alike.His horse put up waterfowl and once disturbed a whole field of rabbits that scampered in panic towards the hedgerows.
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