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2014-02-03 12:24:31

New five-week church-wide experience for all ages GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's favorite reality show family continues to use their fame for God's glory. The Robertsons, from the hit series "Duck Dynasty®," are expanding their outreach into churches across America with "Faith Commander: Living Five Values from the Parables of Jesus." In this new church-wide curriculum -- published by Zondervan -- Korie Robertson along with her mother, Chrys Howard, created a...

Waterfowl Poisoning Reduced By Lead Shot Prohibition
2014-01-17 13:10:53

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Lead shot was forbidden in 2001 in Spanish wetlands on the Ramsar List of these areas of international importance. Ten years later, this prohibition -and the consequent use of steel shot by hunters- has started to bear fruit, according to a report in the journal 'Environment International'. "The most important part of our work is that it shows that, despite it's still covering a partial area, the change of material from lead to steel...

2013-12-31 04:20:03

BEIJING, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China has started working with Quanjude, the supplier of China's famous Beijing Duck, to offer Beijing Duck in the First Class on its routes to Europe and the United States, making the authentic "Chinese flavor" available high up in the air. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) The onboard "Beijing Duck" represents Air China's another attempt to innovate in-flight menus after the carrier has introduced dozens of...

2013-10-04 23:01:16

With enhanced mobile access, Ducks Unlimited’s newest online tools and information can help make this your best hunting season ever. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Just in time for duck and goose hunting season, Ducks Unlimited has launched a new season of Waterfowl 360, the ultimate online resource for waterfowl hunters. The latest version of Waterfowl 360 includes new features and enhancements to help waterfowlers have their best season ever. “Hunters should be excited about...


Latest Duck Reference Libraries

Lake Duck, Oxyura vittata
2013-04-21 09:18:40

The Lake Duck (Oxyura vittata) is a petite, South American stiff-tailed duck. It’s also known as the Argentine Blue-bill, Argentine Lake Duck, or Argentine Ruddy Duck. This duck lives in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Brazil in southern South America. These ducks are clumsy on land because their legs are placed so far back. They spend most of their time in water hunting mainly by diving and they very rarely fly. Lake Ducks are very small. They weigh about 23 oz and about 16 inches in...

Great Northern Loon, Gavia immer
2012-12-17 13:02:12

A large member of the loon, or diver, family of birds, this species is well-known as the Common Loon in North America and the Great Northern Diver in Eurasia; its current name is a compromise proposed by the International Ornithological Committee. There are 5 loon species that make up the genus Gavia, the only genus of the family Gavidae and order Gaviiformes. The Great Northern Loon is only one of those 5 species. The Yellow Billed Loon or the While Billed Diver is a large black headed...

Common Gallinule, Gallinula chloropus
2009-07-09 16:44:55

The Common Gallinule (Gallinula chloropus) is a bird that is a member of the rail family. This bird can be found primarily scattered outside of Australasia as well as many tropical rain forests, deserts, and the polar regions. In other parts of the world this bird is known as the common moorhen. The Common Gallinule is an American term which also refers to the subspecies G. c. cachinnans. "Moor coot" is misleading because G. chloropus is not a coot, but it is usually referred to as "water...

American Coot, Fulica americana
2009-07-09 16:35:14

The American coot (Fulica americana) is a member of the Rallidae bird family. This bird makes its home in open bodies of waters and wetlands. The coot can grow to be about 16 inches in length and weight about 1.4 pounds. Adult coots have a white frontal shield that usually has a reddish-brown spot between the eyes by the top of the bill. Its bill is typically short, white, and thick. At the billtip a dark band can be identified up close. The head and neck of the coot is darker than the rest...

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2007-06-24 17:45:09

The Muskellunge or Muskie or Musky (Esox masquinongy) are large, relatively rare freshwater fish of North America. They are the largest member of the pike family, Esocidae. The name muskellunge comes from the Ojibwe word maashkinoozhe, meaning "ugly pike," by way of French masque allongé (modified from the Ojibwe word by folk etymology), "long mask." Overview Muskellunge are found in the Great Lakes region north to Canada, the St. Lawrence River, Hudson Bay, and in the Upper...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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