Blue-winged teal brood. Credit: USFWS
Service Releases 60th Annual Report on Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Trends
July 02, 2015
The Trends in Duck Breeding Populations report summarizes information about the status of duck populations and wetland habitats during spring 2015, focusing on areas encompassed by the Service and Canadian Wildlife Services’ Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey. The total duck population estimate was 49.5 million in the traditional survey area, an estimate similar to the 2014 and is 43 percent higher than the long-term average.
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