Lucy’s live nest cam

Lucy’s live nest cam

Watch Lucy, Charlottetown’s favourite black duck, live as she cares for her nest and prepares for her brood.

A duck in spring

A duck in spring

How and why ducks do what they do after spring migration.

Getting cold feet?

Getting cold feet?

Web-footed and fancy free – how ducks handle ice underfoot

Our migration nation

Our migration nation

Canadians bond over annual fall spectacle during Migration Week 2016

The side-effects of stress

The side-effects of stress

Arctic researchers link stress experienced during moult to mortality

The mallard take-over

The mallard take-over

Could the prevalence of mallard-like traits in today’s waterfowl go back thousands of years?

Hunters: the original Marsh Keepers

Hunters: the original Marsh Keepers

How waterfowlers shaped DUC's mission 79 years ago, and what it means for conservation today.

Migratory milestones

Migratory milestones

The centennial anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty is reason to reflect and celebrate.

Canadian habitat conservation helps North American ducks hold steady

Canadian habitat conservation helps North American ducks hold steady

2016 Waterfowl Population Status Report estimates 48.4 million breeding ducks

Sleuthing for scaup

Sleuthing for scaup

Recent findings highlight the importance of Canadian breeding grounds.

Technology is for the birds

Technology is for the birds

Report shows how technological advances track migration and help protect the future of bird species.

Ducks return to Carp River wetlands

Ducks return to Carp River wetlands

It's been less than two years since DUC restored four wetlands on Ottawa's Carp River - and the ponds are already attracting return visitors.