Duck Hunting In This Incredible Canadian Province Of Alberta!
This duck hunting area is centered in Alberta’s pothole country. Every year hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese come and nest and raise their young.
What is the pothole country and where exactly is it located you may ask well here is a little bit about it and the area. They refer to it as “Prairie Pothole Region because of how expansive it is.
The Prairie Pothole Region is the core of what was once the largest expanse of grassland in the world, the Great Plains of North America. Its name comes from a geological phenomenon that left its mark beginning 10,000 years ago. When the glaciers from the last ice age receded, they left behind millions of shallow depressions that are now wetlands, known as prairie potholes. The potholes are rich in plant and aquatic life, and support globally significant populations of breeding waterfowl.
The Great Plains and Prairie Pothole Region are No. 1 on the 25 most important and threatened waterfowl habitats on the continent.
This region is in both Canada and the United States. Millions of waterfowl come through the region each year. Many staying to nest and have their young. Some of the birds that frequent this area are pintails , mallards , gadwall , bluewinged teal, shovelers, canvasbacks and redheads not counting all the geese that come each year. There are many more birds that come through during migration.
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