Tracking Mallards – Latest Word from the Researchers
Fish & Game’s major mallard research project is continuing – but already producing some valuable insights – for example into survival rates for female ducks and their ducklings.
The telemetry or tracking project has focused on mallards in both the Waikato and Southland regions, both prime mallard hunting areas.
Researchers Jen Sheppard and David Klee explain what the research has turned up so far – and what lies ahead.
LATEST UPDATE (16/ February 18, 2015)