The following articles were previously featured in the "Understanding Waterfowl" column of the Ducks Unlimited Magazine.
A variety of factors influence how many young ducks fly south each fall.
Waterfowl Sex Ratios
A variety of factors influence the proportion of males and females in waterfowl populations.
Nature or Nurture
Both instinct and learning play important roles in shaping waterfowl behavior
Isotope analysis is helping researchers solve waterfowl mysteries
Crossbreeding produces rare and interesting birds but also threatens the survival of some species
Dressed for Success
A drake’s bright colors and a hen’s dull plumage both play crucial roles in breeding