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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)

Waterfowl related links: (off-site)

Wind Forecast by Intellecast, National Weather Service, 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