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The waterfowl survey information presented here is the sum, in most cases, of several areas in the vicinity of the primary survey site depicted on the attached graphic. The timing, magnitude, and duration of the waterfowl migration in Iowa depends not only on the weather and habitat conditions in Iowa, but on weather and habitat conditions in Minnesota and the Dakotas as well.


Habitat Conditions across Iowa

Map of Iowa Migration Survey Sites


Waterfowl Migration Report for the week of:  (posted Fridays)

September 5, 2014

September 12, 2014

September 19, 2014

September 26, 2014

October 3, 2014

October 10, 2014

October 17, 2014

October 24, 2014

October 31, 2014

November 7, 2014 

November 14, 2014

Waterfowl related links: (off-site)

Wind Forecast by Intellecast

http://www.weather.gov/, National Weather Service

http://www.reportband.gov/, Report a bird band online

Federal list of approved Non-toxic shot types

Minnesota Waterfowl Report

Missouri Waterfowl Report

USFWS Mississippi River aerial counts: Upper Mississippi River NWR

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