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  • Here, too, breed many species of ducks, the mallard, gadwall, baldpate, three species of teal, shoveler, pintail, hooded mergansers, and Canada geese; other ducks and geese are migrants only.
  • Many ducks breed here, and many others pass through in migration :: of the former, the most numerous are mallard and teal; of the latter, pintail, shoveler, scaup, ring-neck ducks, and mergansers.
  • Others again have not yet been discriminated from the Wigeons (q.v.), the Pintail-Ducks, Dafila, or even from the typical form of Anas (see DUCK), into each of which genera the Teals seem to pass without any great break.
  • Another pack of approaching wigeon produced a pleasant surprise for there was a single duck pintail in their midst.
  • A trickle of Gray and Yellow Wagtails overhead and a female pintail were the only sightings of any note.

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