It is known on almost all parts of the coast as the “black duck.”
But the black duck is an expert at concealment, even in the open.
A black duck and a late bay-breasted warbler were the cause of his undoing.
The black duck is full as large as the other, and good Meat.
On the other hand, Blackie had all the wariness and sagacity of the black duck, than whom there is no wiser bird.
The black duck had a hard time of it from the beginning—that is, from the beginning of her life on the farm.
And, high over his head, there passed presently a string of black duck.
And after that Puss pounded on the kitchen door and shouted, "The fox has run off with the black duck!"
The most noticeable difference in plumage between this and the black duck is the absence of markings on the chin.
He is the “black duck” of Thomas Atkins that remains on the jhil after all the duck have disappeared.