Duckology

  • Duckology with Dr. Frank — Snow Goose Color

    Duckology with Dr. Frank — Snow Goose Color

    Duckology with Dr. Frank — Snow Goose Color Dr. Frank Rohwer explains color variations in snow geese.

  • Duck Bands: More Than Just Bling

    Duck Bands: More Than Just Bling

    Duck Bands: More Than Just Bling How simple metal bracelets continue to aid waterfowl conservation By Veronica Davison, USFWS Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office With a cobalt blue, cloud-filled sky overhead, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife [...]

  • The Prey of Many

    The Prey of Many

    The Prey of Many By Paul Wait Michael Johnson monitors more trail cameras than even the most antler-obsessed, deer-hunting fanatic would ever dream of using. But the University of Minnesota master’s degree candidate isn’t trying [...]

Duckology with Dr. Frank — Snow Goose Color

May 18th, 2017|2 Comments

Duckology with Dr. Frank — Snow Goose Color Dr. Frank Rohwer explains color variations in snow geese.

Duck Bands: More Than Just Bling

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Duck Bands: More Than Just Bling How simple metal bracelets continue to aid waterfowl conservation By Veronica Davison, USFWS Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office With a cobalt blue, cloud-filled sky overhead, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife [...]

The Prey of Many

February 6th, 2017|8 Comments

The Prey of Many By Paul Wait Michael Johnson monitors more trail cameras than even the most antler-obsessed, deer-hunting fanatic would ever dream of using. But the University of Minnesota master’s degree candidate isn’t trying [...]

Fracking: No Problem for Fowl?

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Fracking: No Problem for Fowl? By Paul Wait So maybe oil and waterfowl really do mix. For the past two summers, Delta Waterfowl research technicians have been searching for duck nests in the shadows of [...]

How to Determine a Mallard’s Age

October 11th, 2016|1 Comment

How to Determine a Mallard’s Age By Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor Its head was Christmas green, its bill as yellow as the sun, and more than 20 years later I recall how my hands trembled with [...]

Nest Searching Video: Duckology with Dr. Frank

October 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Nest Searching Video: Duckology with Dr. Frank In this episode of 'Duckology with Dr. Frank' Delta Waterfowl's president Frank Rohwer explains how researchers locate duck nests on the prairies.

Nest Building Video: Duckology with Dr. Frank

October 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Nest Building Video: Duckology with Dr. Frank In this episode of 'Duckology with Dr. Frank' Delta Waterfowl's president Frank Rohwer talks the nest building process for ducks.

Nest Success Video: Duckology with Dr. Frank

October 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Nest Success Video: Duckology with Dr. Frank In this episode of 'Duckology with Dr. Frank' Delta Waterfowl's president Frank Rohwer explains the importance of monitoring nest success of ducks on the prairies.

Video: Killer Coots?

October 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Video: Killer Coots? Delta Waterfowl researchers captured some surprising video during our Manitoba canvasback/overwater nesting duck study: Coots harassing canvasbacks, destroying nests and attempting to attack ducklings. A member of the rail family (they’re not [...]