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  Ducks
Ducks lay an egg every day or two until they have a full clutch (usually 8 to 15); only then will the mother start to sit on them.
First is that, by about 10 weeks of age, the voice of the female is a loud quack, while that of the male is soft and whispery.
Although domestic ducks (except for Muscovies) are all descended from Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), most of them have been bred so that their bodies are too heavy and wings too small to support flying.
www.feathersite.com /Poultry/Ducks/BRKDucks.html   (494 words)

  
  Chameleon duck - Encyclopedia Dramatica
canards is example of the chameleon duck, an aquatic bird of the family Anatidae, genus Anas.
The chameleon duck is relatively sedentary and does not migrate with the mallards.
Despite the objectionable habits of "winter habitat" chameleon ducks, it is the northern "summer habitat" chameleon ducks that are cause for greater concern.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Canards   (663 words)

  
 Anaheim Ducks - The Official Web Site
Ducks TV analyst Brian Hayward reports from the Ducks Fan Cruise, where you can also see a photo gallery of the event.
Follow the Cup around the globe as it travels with the Ducks in the Hockey Hall of Fame's Stanley Cup Journal, updated every Tuesday and Friday.
The Ducks venture to London, England to open the 2007-2008 NHL season against Los Angeles Kings on Sept. 29-30 at The O2.
ducks.nhl.com   (238 words)

  
 Wetlands Conservation, Waterfowl Habitat Restoration, Research - Ducks Unlimited & Conservation
For over six decades, Ducks Unlimited has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the leading waterfowl and wetlands conservation entity in North America.
Ducks Unlimited conserves the most critical regions for waterfowl in North America.
Don't miss our all new waterfowl biology section filled with all you could want to know about different duck species, their habits and much more.
www.ducks.org /conservation   (192 words)

  
 Wetlands, Conservation, Waterfowl, Duck Hunting - World Leader in Wetlands Conservation - Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited provides advice to Congress on wetland protection
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 19, 2007 – A senior scientist from Ducks Unlimited testified on Capitol Hill today to promote reinstatement of original Clean Water Act protections for wetlands.
The organization provided scientific support for congressional action to re-establish Clean Water Act protections lost as a result of two recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings.
www.ducks.org   (115 words)

  
 Ducks of the World
The characteristics generally held in common by ducks when compared to geese and swans are the small body size, shorter necks, narrower wings which are more pointed, and wing beats which are more rapid.
Diving duck; males have redish brown head, light gray sides; female is light brown with a mottled appearance
Diving duck; males have red head, light gray sides, neck and breast are fl, bill is bright red; female has dark brown head and nape with whitish cheeks and foreneck
www.utm.edu /departments/ed/cece/ducks.shtml   (788 words)

  
 Moby Duck: Tutte le informazioni su Moby Duck su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Moby Duck: Tutte le informazioni su Moby Duck su Encyclopedia.it
Moby Duck, papero marinaio della banda Disney, è stato ideato dallo sceneggiatore Vic Lockman nella storia Paperino con Moby Duck (sulla scia d'una balena) (in originale A Whale of an Adventure) disegnata da Tony Strobl per le chine di Steve Steere e apparsa sul Topolino n.620 (versione libretto) (vedi copertina (http://utenti.lycos.it/topocover/images/it_tl_0620a_001.jpg)).
Ispirato al romanzo Moby Dick di Herman Melville, il personaggio naviga per i mari e per gli oceani con la sua nave a pescare, accompagnato dal suo assistente un po' tonto Paperotto (Dimwitty Duck) e dal delfino Porpy.
www.encyclopedia.it /m/mo/moby_duck.html   (131 words)

  
 Long Island Ducks Official Site
Ducks announce details for Second Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night
In addition, the Ducks will hand out 1,500 pink T-shirts to fans entering the ballpark for the 6:35 p.m.
(Central Islip, N.Y., July 23, 2007) - The Long Island Ducks were defeated by the Somerset Patriots in 11 innings on Monday 9-8 in front of a past-capacity crowd of 6,021 at Citibank Park.
www.liducks.com   (198 words)

  
 ESPN - Anaheim Ducks News, Schedule, Players, Scores, Stats, Photos, Rumors - NHL Hockey
Brad May decided to stay with the Stanley Cup champion Anaheim Ducks.
The Stanley Cup champion Ducks signed rugged forward Todd Bertuzzi on Monday.
Tthe defending Stanley Cup champions have signed unrestricted free agent Mathieu Schneider to a two-year deal worth $11.25 million.
sports.espn.go.com /nhl/clubhouse?team=ana   (132 words)

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