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The final hour of hunting provided good flights of ducks, especially mallards.
At Lockport Prairie, Witkowski counted 45 mallard ducks, four cardinals, one robin, seven gulls and 12 dark-eyed juncos in his final tally.
The center takes in about 2,000 animals a year — half of them birds that range from owls to mallard ducks, the other half mammals that include weasels and coyote pups.
It was followed in the next 20 minutes by lone mallards and blue-winged teal.
The restoration provides significant migration benefits for several species of waterfowl and nesting habitat for mallards, wood ducks and Canada geese.
Hautman's winning painting shows a drake and hen mallard drifting in for a landing, wings extended, in the foreground with other ducks in the distance.
Another clue is that the county sits on a major migratory flyway for 17 bird species, including sand hill cranes and mallards.
The pintails, widgeon and shovelers have departed south, but mallards, scoters and a few teal are still hanging in there.
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