The acrylic painting of a lesser scaup (bluebill) drake by Richard Clifton of Milford, Delaware, was selected from 138 entries as the winner of the 2020 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest in Falls Church, Virginia.
AUTUMN TRADITIONS AWAIT,
AND IT’S GOOD NEWS FROM MUCH OF PHEASANT COUNTRY
If you lived through the winter of 2019-20 in the northern strongholds of pheasant country, you got a little worried for the birds as the weeks marched on, snow really piled up, and several arctic episodes sunk down on the countryside.
But not to fear: Across pheasant range, the birds toughed it out (a credit to our favorite gamebirds’ resiliency after more than a hundred generations of survival in America) … but it sure was a help when winter seemed to ease up and melt away just when that was most needed.
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The following forecast is based on spring and summer upland game population surveys, including the Rural Mail Carrier and the Northern Bobwhite Whistle Count surveys. Nebraska biologists also provided input on regional weather events and habitat trends that could have affected populations. The summaries and field reports below reflect the best available information on bird numbers, weather conditions and habitat trends among that state’s regions, but should not be used to predict hunting conditions or local population densities at any single location within a region. Preseason scouting is encouraged to increase hunter success.