2009 Duck Numbers and Habitat Survey Available

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Preliminary results for the 2009 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey are now available. The estimate of 42.0 million birds represents a 13% increase over last year’s estimate, and was 25% above the long-term average. The total pond estimate was 6.4 million, which was 45% above last year’s estimate and 31% above the long-term average. Note: Estimates sometimes change between the preliminary numbers and final results.

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