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Hunters Can Help One of Our Rarest Birds

Like the wood duck, which was thought to be destined for extinction in the early 1900s, whooping cranes are a living example of conservation success. As whooping crane populations expand, they face two primary challenges: habitat loss and human-caused mortality. As with most wildlife, the survival of these birds depends on the actions of people. Waterfowl hunters have played an important role in providing habitat for the continuing recovery of whooping crane populations.

Canvasbacks Under Prairie Skies

In pothole country, there is no grander quarry than King Can

Understanding Waterfowl: Flocking Together

While most waterfowl seek isolation during the breeding season, the birds are often highly gregarious the rest of the year. By John M. Coluccy, Ph.D., and Kassondra Hendricks.

Why Waterfowl Migrate

Ducks and geese fly long distances to find the resources they need to survive and reproduce
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