Compiled by Ducks Unlimited Canada
Spring arrived one to two weeks late in most of Canada, which delayed some migrants. In British Columbia, most wintering ducks have now departed and have been replaced by breeders such as cinnamon and blue-winged teal. Although late to arrive in the Western Boreal Forest, early breeders are taking advantage of good conditions. Conditions are even better in Prairie Region, where the breeding season is in full swing and farmers are behind schedule. In Eastern Canada, record flood events have taken place in Ontario, migration is almost finished in Québec and peak hatch should occur soon in Atlantic Canada.