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Wetlands of the United States

Their Extent and Their Value To Waterfowl and Other Wildlife

Plate 1

Blue and snow geeseHunters
Missouri River lowland in Iowa. The white specks are blue and snow geese making heavy use of this temporary water. White River bottom lands in Arkansas. This is high-value winter habitat for waterfowl and furnishes excellent hunting.


Type 1 -- Seasonally flooded basins or flats: Distribution, abundance, and importance to waterfowl.

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