Tag: ducks

Live oak reaching out over a water hole

Mottled Duck Trackers Update

An update on the the fieldwork I’m doing with mottled ducks in South Texas.

80 Trackers Implanted in Mallards in the Dakotas

It was a long trip but it’s successfully completed! After six weeks of traveling around the Dakotas following teams of biologists and technicians, we were able to implant trackers in 62 ducks. An additional 18 were implanted by a veterinarian I trained. The study’s primary investigator, Cynthia Anchor, is a graduate student at South Dakota […]

Tracking Young Mallards in the Dakotas

Young mallards are being tracked to better determine their unique habitat needs and pressures.

Dr. Ford holding a wood duck

Care of Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Dr. Ford’s care recommendations for waterfowl (ducks, geese, swans).