dabbling duck

noun
any of numerous shallow-water ducks, especially of the genus Anas, that typically feed by upending and dabbling (contrasted with diving duck ).
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dabbling duck

noun
any of numerous shallow-water ducks that feed by upending and dabbling [ant: diving duck
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Effectiveness of spinning-wing decoys varies among dabbling duck species and locations.
Thereafter, ducklings of dabbling duck species gradually increase their consumption of seeds and other vegetation.
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