Ducks, geese, or other large aquatic birds, especially when regarded as game.
- We saw lots of waterfowl, mostly Canada geese and mallards with the odd Gadwall.
- Another new duck for us was the exquisite Harlequin Duck, a waterfowl rarely spotted close to shore.
- Large birds including ptarmigan and waterfowl are the most common prey item of the Gyrfalcon.
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