Declining Duck Numbers are Still Above Long-Term Averages

The USFWS has just released its 2018 Waterfowl Population Status Report. While dry spring conditions are to blame for recent declines, the majority of population numbers are still above their long-term averages.

What the Big Waterfowl Survey Numbers Tell Us about This Year’s Duck Season

Can we assume that an estimated eight percent jump in breeding ducks means we'll all see more birds at our blinds come fall?


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