Total Breeding Duck Population Estimates

Total Breeding Duck Population Estimates

In the Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey traditional survey area (strata 1-18, 20-50,and 75-77), the total duck population estimate was 41.2 million birds in 2007. This was 14% greater than the 2006 estimate of 36.2 million birds and 24% above the 1955-2006 long-term average.