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Ducks at a Distance
A Waterfowl Identification Guide

Wetlands Attract Wildlife

GIF -- Picture of Other Birds Attracted to Wetlands

There's more than just ducks in our marshes. Knowing and identifying other birds and animals add to the enjoyment of being in a blind. The same sources of food and shelter that draw waterfowl to ponds and marshes also attract other forms of wildlife.

GIF -- Picture of Other Birds Attracted to Wetlands

Protected species are sometimes more numerous than ducks or geese. Money from Duck stamp sales is used exclusively to purchase wetlands, preserving areas for ducks, geese, and all wildlife for the enjoyment and pleasure of hunters and non-hunters alike.

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