Sea Duck Joint Venture

A Conservation Partnership under the North American Waterfowl Management Plan

Sea Duck Joint Venture

Sea Duck Joint Venture

How We Catch Sea Ducks

To understand sea duck ecology, such as their distribution, habitat use, and potential impacts of human activity, we often need to capture sea ducks to take measurements and tissue samples and attach radio or satellite transmitters. Traditional waterfowl capture methods have been modified and refined by sea duck biologists to be effective in the challenging marine, boreal forest, and tundra environments that sea ducks inhabit.

How We Catch Sea Ducks: To Catch a Sea Duck PDF

How We Catch Sea Ducks Photo Gallery

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The Sea Duck Joint Venture promotes the conservation of all North American sea ducks through partnerships by providing greater knowledge and understanding for effective population and habitat conservation and management.