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There’s nothing subtle about snow geese.

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"Back Cover" for the September 2002 Missouri Conservationist.

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A male green-winged teal searches shallow water for seeds, aquatic insects, crustaceans and mollusks.

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Each October, hundreds of thousands of migrating ducks return to Missouri's wetlands.

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Mallard ducks are one of many species of waterfowl that pass through Missouri each year.

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Flooded habitat for early fall migrants

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Have you ever wondered what it is like for a duck to migrate cross-country, viewing the landscape from several thousand feet?

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Blue-Winged Teal

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This duck is a dabbler, often seen in shallows sifting water and mud for goodies, rarely diving but able to take flight by jumping directly from the water into the air. Males have a distinctive white crescent on their dark gray heads.

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Learn about the Hooded merganser.

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