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Photo Essay: Spring on the Prairies

A look at what breeding waterfowl will find as they return to the Duck Factory
  • photo by (photo by DU Canada)
  • photo by (photo by Ron Spomer)
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Hens often lead their ducklings long distances in search of ideal feeding areas. The loss of wetlands and grasslands not only limits breeding habitat availability, but also reduces the survival of hens and ducklings.