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*Data is derived from sources with variable types. An effort is made to portray data of differing source types in a similar format.
Data is provided as-is for visualization purposes only. Migration Station makes no warranties for the data, and assumes no liability for any use, or activity arising from use, of this data.

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About the Waterfowl Migration Map

Our Waterfowl Migration Map is a unique, patent-pending application designed to make tracking the waterfowl migration simple and painless! This application takes this season’s waterfowl counts, aerial surveys, and migration reports and displays them all on an interactive and easy-to-understand migration map.

To use the migration map, first select a desired species to track. Next select a date you wish to view the then-most-current reports for. Total Duck Count for the current day is selected by default.

Our database is updated once daily from October through January, and on a regular basis in the off-season, so you can be sure that the most recent and up-to-date migration data is displayed.

States with migration data currently in the Migration Station database are: South Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana from the Mississippi and Central Flyways, California, Nevada, and Oregon from the Pacific Flyway and Maryland and Delaware from the Atlantic Flyway.

If you have questions about data coverage or why certain states have no data, please feel free to contact us.

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Waterfowl Counts Table

Get an overview of where the ducks and geese are nearest to you with The Waterfowl Counts Table. Specify your location and get an accurate count in the areas nearest you!

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Historic Mid-Winter Waterfowl Survey

The Mid-winter Waterfowl Survey was a nation-wide effort by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and participating agencies to survey waterfowl concentrations on their wintering grounds. The survey dates back to the 1950’s.


Historic Waterfowl Populations

View waterfowl populations over time with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ Mid-Winter Waterfowl Survey and Breeding Population and Habitat Survey. Each survey dates back to the 1950’s, so there is plenty of data to view!

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