Works Cited/Some Links


Bent, A. 1963. Life Histories of North American Wildfowl (Part One). Dover Publications, New York, New York, USA.

Donne-Gousse, C. 2001. A molecular phylogeny of anseriformes based on mitochondrial DNA analysis. Elsevier Science, USA.

Ducks Unlimited URL: Accessed 15 March, 2008.

Hen Hooded Merganser Photo by John and Fil Larson











Gooders, J. 1986. Ducks of North America. Facts on File Publications, New York, New York, USA.

Hester, F. 1973. World of the Wood Duck. JB Lippencott Company, New York, New York, USA.

Shertleff, L. 1996. The Wood Duck and the Mandarin. University of California Press, London,    England.

South Dakota Birds: URL: Accessed 10   April, 2008.

Thul,  J. 1980. Hematozoa of Wood Ducks in the Atlantic Flyway. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 16: 383-389.

Todd, F. 1979. Waterfowl. Sea World Press, San Diego, California, USA.

Todd, F. 1996. Natural History of the Waterfowl. Ibis Publishing Company, Vista, California, USA.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: URL: Accessed 15 March, 2008.


Some Related Links

http://www.ducks.orgDrake Mallard Picture by John and Fil Larson

Special Thanks

A very special thanks goes out to my uncle John and aunt Filomena Larson for providing several of the spectacular images used on this site, and also to Dr. Tom Volk and Dr. Greg Sandland for the opportunity to complete such a unique project.



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