MEMPHIS, Tennessee -Ducks Unlimited’s Waterfowl Migration Map provides in-depth information waterfowl hunters can use to improve their success this season. Hunters across the continent are posting waterfowl migration information in their areas based on incoming and outgoing birds. This information, along with a dozen other features are allowing waterfowl hunters a continental perspective of when and where migrating ducks will be in front of their blinds.
“We have developed an all-inclusive tool for waterfowl hunters to use on a daily basis,” said Anthony Jones, director of internet services for DU. “Our detailed migration map provides real-time information on where birds are in certain regions, but it also includes a number of other features.”
Hunters can utilize the map for scouting using its detailed aerial imagery and road maps or check local weather conditions. The DU Migration Map is the highlight of the First Flight: Opening Day Web site which provides tips, tactics, articles and videos to offer situational tactics for every possible hunting location. Hunters can also access state agencies to get licenses, opening dates and season regulations straight from the site.
“This site is something that local waterfowl hunters will be able to use throughout the entire season and has the capabilities of helping hunters bag more birds,” Jones explained. “Whether you are hunting in New Jersey, Illinois or California; the migration map and this site are what some waterfowl hunters have referred to as their cyber-blind bag.”
Check out the new and improved Ducks Unlimited Migration Map at http://www.ducks.org/migrationmap.
With more than a million supporters, Ducks Unlimited is the world’s largest and most effective wetland and waterfowl conservation organization with more than 12 million acres conserved. The United States alone has lost more than half of its original wetlands − nature’s most productive ecosystem − and continues to lose more than 80,000 wetland acres each year.