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    A Fowl Obsession: A Discourse Community Analysis of a Duck Hunting Club Some may consider duck hunting a hobby and some consider it a lifestyle. Many duck hunting clubs see that only two things going on in a year, that’s duck season and the time leading up till duck season. This is an exaggeration in some cases, however if the case of my duck hunting club know, as Fowl Play Duck Club we take duck hunting seriously. There are three generations of hunters in this club. The ole’ boys’ hunters who basically are our grandfather’s age. The seasoned hunters that are our dad’s ages. Then the young gun my friends and I, making the knowledge and skills vast and wide. Summary of Swales Definition of Discourse Community Swales says that in order…

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    The Harlequin Duck is one of the many organisms on the Canadian endangered species list. Although the number of Harlequin Ducks is gradually growing and the ducks have been spotted in different regions of Canada. Harlequin Ducks are small, subarctic sea ducks that weigh an average of 1.3lbs and can be up to 18 inches in height. The bright colours of the males attract the females. They tend to nest and breed on fast moving streams. The ducks first time breeding is when they are 2 or 3 years old.…

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    Duck Hunting Vs Dove

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    Dove and Duck hunting are two of America’s outdoorsman’s greatest pastimes. Dove and Duck hunting have always been thought to go hand in hand. Which is not surprising seeing as how everything from the way one starts training before the season opens, to the technique used to clean the birds preparing the quarry for the grill after an extensive morning hunt with friends and family, are near congruent. Although the sports are very much similar, each sport has its own benefits for whatever an…

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    The Vegetarian Frog Once upon a time, there was a little frog. Her name was Petra and she lived in a swamp full of frogs. Poor Petra was very sad because she was not able to jump. She didn’t care much about the ability, what made her sad was that her brothers and sisters made fun of her, that her father looked at her angrily and that her mother was very, very worried. So Petra tried to make her first jump all day long. Jumping appeared to be a very important ability and it was more important…

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    Types of Problematic Waterfowl Hunters The majority of people have came to the conclusion that most hunters are alike. This is far from the case. There are different types of hunters just like there are different types of people. These hunters are not only divided by the species they pursue, but also by the tactics they use when hunting, and by their own personal ethics. Waterfowl hunting consist of ducks, geese, and swans. In different states the rules are different, so while shooting a swan…

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    It was a cold rainy day in december when I went on my first duck hunt. This was the most exciting day of my life. I had been waiting to go on a duck hunt where I get to shoot my gun. We loaded up all of our gear and the dog. My dog was getting old she was 10 on that hunt and that was the first time I got to see her do her job, and that was retrieving waterfowl. When we got to the parking lot we unloaded our gear and started the long walk into the marsh. The blind we had chosen to hunt was a long…

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    Phil Robertson was born on April 24, 1946, in Vivian, Louisiana. He is a professional duck hunter and has his own family TV show, Duck Dynasty. He talks about the importance of god. He also discusses the respect and responsibility towards a family. Phil Robertson was very poor and grew and made everything they ate and drank. He was named after his Grandmother’s first cousin, Phil Shores, who died in World War ll. His middle name was after his great grandfather, Lemuel Alexander Shores. Phil was…

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    Armistice Day, November 11 to November 12, 1940 was one of the worst blizzards to hit the Midwest following the Schoolhouse Blizzard in 1888. This blizzard affected the states in between, and including Nebraska to Michigan. November 11th, which would later become known as Veteran’s Day, on this day schools and many businesses were closed in order to observe the day. Fall in the Midwest had been “warm and uneventful” creating less than ideal conditions for duck hunters (Washburn, 2008). This…

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    Falcon Research Papers

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    You were taking your usual Sunday walk in your area's grassy plains. Suddenly, a swift bird glides high above you. It's a falcon. Its identity is revealed by its size and shape as it soars across the blue sky. Once the falcon reaches a certain point over the nearby lake, it tucks in its wings and drops down towards a flock of ducks. The ducks take notice of the falcon and begin to scatter. However, for one of the ducks, it was too late as the falcon pierces the duck's flesh with its razor-sharp…

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    they then were asked to read two study scenarios which involved a new gosling and a “virgin rat”. In the first study scenario, participants were asked to read a short summary about a study which involved a baby goose. There were four versions of this scenario. The participants, however, did not know that there were four different versions of this study. In the first version, participants were asked to read a study involving a newly hatched gosling, whose egg had placed in a box surrounded by the…

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