The following articles were previously featured in the "Understanding Waterfowl" column of the Ducks Unlimited Magazine.
Dressed for Success
A drake’s bright colors and a hen’s dull plumage both play crucial roles in breeding
Isotope analysis is helping researchers solve waterfowl mysteries
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
Band recoveries reported by hunters are an essential source of information for waterfowl managers