And they learned to eat roasted mallard and canvasback in the California style of sixteen minutes in a hot oven.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
I told James 'twas a canvasback, and he blazed away at it, but missed it by three fathom, as might have been expected.
"Cape Cod Stories" by Joseph C. Lincoln
We had turtle, and, among other good things, American canvasback ducks.
"Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
He is a twin brother of the Canvasback, and quite as good to eat.
"Citizen Bird" by Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
They was like amateurs blazin' away at canvasback.
"Dutch Courage and Other Stories" by Jack London
When this news was understood by men, the shocked aristocracy let their canvasbacks grow cold and their burgundy stand untasted.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
Canvasbacks and redheads fattened on eel grass or wild celery are notable exceptions.
"Ducks at a Distance" by Robert W. Hines
Helena herself selected two woodcock and approved the judgment of Jean in canvasback.
"The Lady and the Pirate" by Emerson Hough
You wouldn't expect champagne, terrapin, and canvasback ducks?
"Ladies-In-Waiting" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Ducks, mallards and canvasbacks, feed and fatten in the shallow water among the reeds.
"Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road" by Katharine Lee Bates
Canvasbacks and such, if they're in season.
"For the Allinson Honor" by Harold Bindloss
The Canvasback is superior in flavor to any other species of wild duck, and is much esteemed.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
The canvasback is a late and temporary visitant of our lakes, marshes, and tide flats, on his journey to the south.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs" by Orange Jacobs
For 'highballs,' 'cocktails,' 'canvasback,' For clams and terrapin!
"The Motley Muse" by Harry Graham
The Canvasback is in great demand on account of the superior quality of its flesh as food.
"Endurance Test" by Alan Douglas
He knew nothing of Rambolet Bill and Cottswool Canvasback.
"Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack" by Frank Benton
They also trapped and banded goldeneyes, ringnecks, redheads and canvasbacks and placed bands on 150 Canada geese.
View full size Dave Menke/USFWS bald eagle grips a canvasback duck in its talons in Klamath Basin.
The daily bag limit on ducks is six and may include no more than four mallards (no more than two of which may be females), two pintails, one canvasback, one mottled duck, one black duck, three wood ducks, two scaup and two redheads.
But unlike canvasbacks, scaup didn't dive all the way to the bottom.
Karnes' guides lead his guests to a variety of shooting, but the lodge's specialty is gunning canvasbacks and redheads over decoys set along windswept shorelines bordering open water.