anas strepera


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gadwall \Gad"wall\, n. [Gad to walk about + well.] (Zool.)
   A large duck (Anas strepera), valued as a game bird, found
   in the northern parts of Europe and America; -- called also
   gray duck. [Written also gaddwell.]
   [1913 Webster]
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