Identifying New York State Waterfowl
- Relating Body Condition to Inorganic Contaminant Concentrations of Diving Ducks Wintering in Coastal California. Takekawa, J. Y.; Wainwright-De La Cruz, S. E.; Hothem, R. L.; Yee, J. // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Jan2002, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p60
In wild waterfowl, poor winter body condition may negatively affect migration, survival, and reproduction. Environmental contaminants have been shown to adversely affect the body condition of captive birds, but few field studies have examined body condition and contaminants in wild birds during...
- Enter waterfowl hunt for chance at $1,000. // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153);Nov2013, Vol. 317 Issue 11, p56
The article discusses the contest Wetland Wonders Challenge wherein participants are required to hunt waterfowls at three Michigan Wetland Wonders, seven of whom will be chosen to win waterfowl hunting prize packages valued at 1,000 U.S. dollar.
- City-Limits Honkers. Ruzzo, Brian // Outdoor Life;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 218 Issue 1, p23
The article offers tips on municipal geese hunting, which is prohibited in urban areas in the U.S. It states that thousands of Canada geese have stopped migrating and have found food and shelter in urban areas. It mentions on scouting which is crucial in hunting urban geese. It notes that...
- SPHAERIDIOTREMA GLOBULUS AND SPHAERIDIOTREMA PSEUDOGLOBULUS (DIGENEA): SPECIES DIFFERENTIATION BASED ON mtDNA (BARCODE) AND PARTIAL LSU--rDNA SEQUENCES. Bergmame, Laura; Huffman, Jane; Cole, Rebecca; Dayanandan, Selvadurai; Tkach, Vasyl; McLaughlin, J. Daniel // Journal of Parasitology;Dec2011, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p1132
Flukes belonging to Sphaeridiotrema are important parasites of waterfowl, and 2 morphologically similar species Sphaeridiotrema globulus and Sphaeridiotrema pseudoglobulus, have been implicated in waterfowl mortality in North America. Cytochrome oxidase I (barcode region) and partial LSU-rDNA...
- TAKE 'EM! Pike, Doug // Field & Stream;Sep2003, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p88c
The article presents several tips for hunters to hunt waterfowl. Before any shells are loaded, waterfowl hunters should take their positions, then mount and swine their shotguns a few times to get a feel for where their barrels will move in relation to companions, objects, and brush. Choose one...
- Nebraska, Wyoming Leaders In Steel Shot. // National Wildlife (World Edition);Feb/Mar85, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p31
Reports on the separate effort of the states of Nebraska and Wyoming to require steel shot for all waterfowl hunting.
- Our Vanishing Wild Fowl. // Saturday Evening Post;5/4/1935, Vol. 207 Issue 44, p26
Looks into the decreasing numbers of wild fowl in the U.S. Suggestion of providing a closed season on waterfowl of at least one year's duration; Lack of proper control in killing game birds.
- ABOVE AND BEYOND. // New Yorker;8/13/2012, Vol. 88 Issue 24, p26
The article reports that a bird watching tour, organized by the New York City Audubon and New York Water Taxi, will depart to view birds near the Brother Islands of New York City on August 12, 2012.
- Chokes You Should Know. Spilger, Jarrod // Waterfowl & Retriever;2014 Northern Edition, p10
The article presents information on several types of choke constrictions for shotguns with specific reference to constrictions having waterfowung applications. It is reported that there are 12 most common constrictions which include negative, cylinder and skeet. It is suggested that waterfowlers...