Waterfowl Banding at Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge

Four swim-in traps in a lake that have about 10–15 ducks caught in them
Swim-in traps with ducks. Credit: Phil Thorpe/USFWS
Two biologists remove ducks from swim-in trap standing in water
Miguel Jimenez and Terry Liddick (R) emptying the swim-in trap into the catch box. Credit: Phil Thorpe/USFWS
Closeup of a male wood duck
Male wood duck. Credit: Phil Thorpe/USFWS
A biologist holds a female hooded merganser and is showing the wing feathers
Female hooded merganser. Credit: Phil Thorpe/USFWS
A biologist is holding a male wood duck and showing the feathers
Male wood duck wing. Credit: Phil Thorpe/USFWS

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