Tag: Aix sponsa

Effects of back-mounted radio packages on breeding Wood Ducks

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) Science Article 1 abstract The effects of back-mounted radio transmitters on reproductive effort and return rates of pre-nesting pairs and incubating female Wood Ducks (Aix sponsa) were investigated. Twenty of 22 pre-nesting pairs remained together after capture and radio-marking, but only two females from radio-marked pairs attempted to incubate, and none […]