Noun(1) English explorer and admiral who was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe and who helped to defeat the Spanish Armada (1540-1596(2) adult male of a wild or domestic duck
(1) A duck (of either gender - the term drake is not used in a culinary context) is usually six months old or more, while a duckling is younger.(2) a drake mallard(3) From our picture above, you can tell that this drake is something special.(4) As the drake loses his bright plumage and acquires the more subdued feathering of the female, the bird appears to become hormonally sexually neutral and, for the remaining duration of the eclipse period, remains as a female.(5) I suppose the densely feathered, black and white head of the drake does slightly resemble a buffalo's head.(6) Stars of the stamps include a pig and piglets, a Border Collie puppy and a duck and a drake .(7) The family pets were dogs, cats, and a Muscovy drake duck named Lucy which lived for nine years.(8) So here is a better picture of a duck, an Eider drake I took earlier this year, on the Ythan estuary.(9) I went downstairs immediately to see if the window was damaged, and saw a drake mallard (anas platyrhynchos) lying motionless on its belly in the sand, two metres outside the facade.(10) The drake sported full plumage with chocolate-brown head contrasting with gleaming white breast.(11) green drake hatches(12) I tried to rescue a female duck from the thuggish drakes one day.(13) I also spent some time watching Eider ducks, the drakes easily distinguished by their white plumage and both species have a beak which resembles somebody with a huge ├ö├ç├┐Roman nose├ö├ç├û.(14) The very ruddiness of the ruddy drakes has vanished, and the males are hard to distinguish from the hens.(15) The drakes were immaculate, each displaying a bright chestnut head with a broad buff-edged green stripe contrasting with a prominent long white line on the wing and a yellow triangle under the tail.(16) Within minutes of arriving at Crestwood Lake, we spotted a small group of green-wings, mostly drakes .
1. duck ::
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3. gander ::
4. swan ::
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