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wildfowl

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
wildfowlwild‧fowl /ˈwaɪldfaʊl/ noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 HBAbirds, especially ones that live near water such as ducks
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wildfowlThey're joined by up to 16,000 wildfowl that also enjoy a winter break here.Pagham Harbour holds 4,000 to 7,000 waders and approximately 1,500 wildfowl.The 20-page text makes a valiant attempt to comprehend wildfowl biology.Two will be described here: pillow mounds and former rabbit warrens, and decoys for taking wildfowl.It's a spectacular sight, as the wildfowl jockey for position to grab the biggest beak or bill full of food.October sees the sizeable arrival of winter wildfowl and waders to our shores.
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