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A Brief Overview of The Merganser Bird

The Merganser duck is a beautiful member of the bird species and is known for their large bodies and majestic markings. Merganser ducks are most commonly found on large rivers, lakes and reservoirs. Male and female merganser ducks are easily distinguishable, as the males have clean white bodies with dark green heads, and a slender… Read more »

A Proliferation of Ducks in Arkansas

Duck hunting season is nearly upon us and the waterfowl hunters in Arkansas have a lot to be excited about this season. According to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, waterfowl numbers are remaining near all-time highs. There has been a shift in habitat conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region in the U.S. and Canada… Read more »

The History of Duck Hunting

Duck hunting is an important tradition and source of food for many people, with parents often passing the tradition on the next generation. Although there have been improvements in weapons and techniques, the history of duck hunting can be traced backward for many years. It is likely that ancient hunter-gatherer societies harvested ducks and other… Read more »