DU Mobile Apps
World Leader in Wetlands Conservation

Photo Essay: Waterfowl Bands

Trophies in the Sky: The importance of waterfowl bands 
SIGN IN    SAVE TO MY DU    PRINT    AAA

Band recovery data show biologists how the harvest is distributed throughout the flyway. Using maps like the one above, biologists can estimate annual harvest rates and even annual survival rates for some waterfowl species from band recovery data. The annual variation in harvest and survival rates has helped biologists understand how breeding habitat conditions and harvest regulations affect survival.

SIGN IN    SAVE TO MY DU    PRINT    AAA
Related:  duck bandsphoto essay

Free DU Decal

Receive a free DU decal when you signup for our free monthly newsletter.

  DU is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity DU Holds a 4-Star Rating with Charity Navigator