2018 Waterfowl Population Survey

Total populations were estimated at 41 million

Photo © Melinda Garner

2018 Duck Species Breakdown

Northern pintail

2018 Northern pintail Numbers

2018: 2.365 million. -18% change from last year
2017: 2.889 million

Northern pintail are -40% under the long term average.


Northern pintail 1955-2018 Estimated Breeding Populations
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* in millions