Latin Name: Anas acuta The long neck and tail plus blade-like wings give the Pintail a streamline look. Because of this, they appear as large as the Mallard, although on average they weigh about a half-pound less.
Well, like a good part of the country, we’ve had a LOT of rain here in the Finger Lakes Region of NY. So much so that there is flooding everywhere. The lower portion of my property, where I’ve restored about 8 acres of wetland and 12 acres of [...]
Waterfowl seasons are underway across the country, and thousands of hunters are taking their harvested birds home to clean and eat. Puddle ducks like mallards, teal and wood ducks can provide delicious meals if prepared properly. Most people consider diving ducks a bit less tasty, but still worth [...]
Hunters, hikers and anyone who spends time in the outdoors will inevitably encounters ticks. Ticks are arachnids (like spiders) that are external parasites living off the blood of animals. There are many kinds of ticks, but the dog tick and black-legged tick (aka deer tick) are carriers of [...]
The Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a survivor. Pretty much the only thing it can’t survive is extensive habitat loss, as witnessed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when the eastern deciduous forest was essentially gone from near total deforestation. When farming in marginal areas [...]
Warning: Some of the images below may be a bit graphic and contain visuals of animal carcasses. Earlier this Fall, a friend of mine arrowed a nice doe with his bow on my property in upstate New York with about 10 minutes of daylight left. He tracked it [...]
I watched Professor Duck’s Waterfowl Identification Series with my kids last Saturday and all they want to do is grab a pair of binoculars now! Thank you all!
Michael, North Charleston, SC
Professor Duck provides more than an education on how to identify ducks. It also encourages you to get out and enjoy the species in the outdoors whether you are a hunter, bird watcher or outdoor enthusiast.
Jeff, Syracuse, NY
My husband and I just purchased the on-demand version of Professor Duck in preparation for our September Teal season. This was a great refresher for us!
Sherry, Ocala, FL
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