Accession Number : ADA323285

Title :   Population Ecology of the Mallard. IV. A Review of Duck Hunting Regulations, Activity, and Success, with Special Reference to the Mallard.

Corporate Author : FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE LAUREL MD OFFICE OF MIGRATORY BIRD MANAGEMENT

Personal Author(s) : Martin, Elwood M. ; Carney, Samuel M.

PDF Url : ADA323285

Report Date : 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 149

Abstract : This is Part IV in a series of comprehensive reports on the ecology of the mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) in North America. The present report reviews and summarizes long-term hunting regulations, duck stamp sales, and data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Hunter Questionnaire Survey and various other surveys. Detailed information is presented on season dates, season length, bag and possession limits, shooting hours, bonuses, restrictions, and special seasons affecting the mallard in the United States from 1948 through 1974.

Descriptors :   *POPULATION, *REGULATIONS, *ECOLOGY, *DUCKS, UNITED STATES, MIGRATION, WILDLIFE, LEGISLATION, NORTH AMERICA, SEASONS.

Subject Categories : Biology
      Ecology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE