California Band Return Maps

This map represents recoveries of ducks banded in July and August between 1986 and 2015, and birds recovered during the regular duck season (generally, between September and January) in the state of California. Only banded birds that were reported by California hunters were used in the production of this map.


Origin Type Count  
green_mallard.gif Mallard 35,806  
purple_dabbler.gif Other Dabblers 6,038  
yellow_pintail.gif Pintail 5,333  
blue_teal.gif Teal 2,497  
red_diver.gif Divers 817  
black_blackduck.gif Black Duck 00  

Total:  50,491