2017 Duck Population Numbers | 2017-2018 Waterfowl Season

Species-by-species breakdown, the USFWS Waterfowl Population Survey will help you prepare for the 2017-2018 duck hunting season

2017 Duck Species Breakdown

Northern pintail

2017 Northern pintail Numbers

2017: 2.889 million. +10% change from 2016
2016: 2.618 million

Northern pintail are -27% under the long term average.


Northern pintail 1955-2017 Estimated Breeding Populations
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* in millions