2012 Canvasback Numbers
The canvasback population is continuing to rebound from the low levels experienced in the late 1980s and early '90s caused by loss of breeding/wintering habitat.
2012: 0.760 million +10% from 2011
2011: 0.692 million
% Change from long-term average: +33%
Learn more about canvasbacks in our waterfowl identification gallery.