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Waterfowl are birds that spend a majority of their time in and around bodies of water. Included in this group are ducks, geese, and swans. Many are migratory and are often hunted as game.

Asked in Animal Life, Waterfowl

How long do spoonbills live for?

they live for as long as ten years
Asked in Canada, Waterfowl

How big are common loons feet?

A common loon's foot is about the size of a human palm.
Asked in Waterfowl, Animal Life, Seabirds and Shorebirds, Omnivores

Is a California gull an omnivore?

It is considered a scavenger, like hyenas and pigeons.
Asked in Waterfowl

What travels in gaggles?

Asked in Waterfowl, Birds, Crossword Puzzles

What is a water bird ending in E?

Grebe, Crane, Goldeneye, and Goose are four types of water birds that end in "e". The Snipe is another wetland bird, but it spends its time on the shores and marshes, rather than swimming in the water itself. ...
Asked in Waterfowl, Definitions, Swans

What is a baby swan called?

A baby swan is called a Cygnet (pronounced sig-net)
Asked in Waterfowl, Flightless Birds

Do blue footed booby birds fly?

Yes. As do Nazca boobies and Red footed boobies.
Asked in Waterfowl, Seabirds and Shorebirds

Can you tame an albatross?

In my experience, there's pretty much no bird that can't be tamed, and the Albatross is actually known for being quite tame already on land. Of course, I wouldn't recommend it though, seeing as a tame bird is often a dead bird: there are some people who would take advantage of it's friendliness, and possibly kill it. Also, it's better and healthier living in the wild, rather than learning to go where humans are. If you live in a rather unpopulated area however,...
Asked in Waterfowl

How long can loons stay under water?

Not as long as Chuck Norris!
Asked in Waterfowl, Ducks

If you touch a mallard duckling will its mother disown it?

no its a myth to scare little children
Asked in Waterfowl, Seabirds and Shorebirds

Where is albatross find?

Well they spend most of their life at sea but you can find them in Brazil and South Africa. ...
Asked in Waterfowl, Seabirds and Shorebirds

How long does an albatross live?

An albatross can live from 30-70 years long.
Asked in Waterfowl, Ducks

How big do white call ducks get?

The white call duck is smaller than ducks like mallards they get approximately 1 ft tall and about 1 and a half ft long ...
Asked in Waterfowl, Geese

How do goslings eat?

Most species of gosling eat a mix of insects and the growing tips of plants, both being good sources of protein that is essential for growth. Like their parents, they have serrated edges to their beaks that act like tiny saws and make snipping off pieces of vegetation very easy. ...
Asked in Waterfowl, Ducks

Do ducks eat duck weed?

Yes, they do but not enough to warrant purchasing a flock to clear your pond of duck weed cause truth be told while they will eat it when the notice it, where ever duck weed grows, there is sure to far more exciting things to nibble on than just the duck weed--not to mention waterfowl can pass duck weed from one body of water to the next ...
Asked in Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Species, Waterfowl, Seabirds and Shorebirds

What are the adaptations for an albatross?

One of the adaptations of an albatross is something called dynamic soaring. It has a long wingspan for a long period of flight. ...
Asked in Waterfowl, Ducks

Do Mallard Ducks roost in trees?

I begged the differ, I have a mated pair of mallard ducks on my property that feed in the river and fly up every evening and sleep in our trees in the morning. I didn't think it was possible due to their webbed feet but nature proved me wrong! ...
Asked in Care of Birds, Waterfowl, Birds

How does a great blue heron protect itself?

It just so happens to have wings and if there's a nearby threat, it can take flight and easily escape like any other bird. ...
Asked in Ducks, Waterfowl

What is an eclipse drake?

Most ducks shed their body feathers twice each year. Nearly all drakes lose their bright plumage after mating, and for a few weeks resemble females. This hen-like appearance is called the eclipse plumage. The return to breeding coloration varies in species and individuals of each species. Blue-winged teal and shovelers may retain the eclipse plumage until well into the winter. Wing feathers are shed only once a year; wing colors are always the same ...
Asked in Stamp Collecting (Philately), Waterfowl, Ducks

What is the value of Duck Stamp collections for example the entire 1993 State duck collection?

This can take a while. From what I can tell, 1993 Duck stamps are worth a little less than twice their face value. The link below provides a catalog of all the state stamps and what you can purchase them for. Good luck! ...