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To them, a marshy low spot that provides nesting for mallards and muskrats is a hindrance to progress.
Specifically, the restaurant uses Rohan duck, a crossbreed created by the company D'Artagnan that includes Pekin and mallard, among others.
The usual Canada goose flock was present, as were a pair of mallards.
Does the fossil record contain evidence of a mallard the size of a 727?
Increasingly, the same applies to mallards, the most populous and popular duck in North America and a bird valued by Texas waterfowlers.
Morgan said some birds are wild, including the mallards that strut around on the shore.
The final hour of hunting provided good flights of ducks, especially mallards.
At Lockport Prairie, Witkowski counted 45 mallard ducks, four cardinals, one robin, seven gulls and 12 dark-eyed juncos in his final tally.
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Origin and Etymology of mallard
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of mallard for English Language Learners
: a very common kind of duck
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