TITLE

"King" of Ducks is Losing Ground

AUTHOR(S)
Alfano, Kelli
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Dec2006, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on American black duck, Anas rubripes, once considered by many to be the king of ducks on the Atlantic flyway. Recently, however, black duck populations were seriously declining in many of its wintering areas along the Atlantic Coast, while remaining relatively stable on New York's Long Island. Ducks Unlimited, a science-based wetland conservation organization, helped initiate a study to find out reason for the regional decline.
ACCESSION #
23498608

 

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