Millions of waterfowl fly south each winter to the Mississippi Delta and other regions of Arkansas. They find open lakes, sloughs, marshes, ponds, rivers, and agricultural fields loaded with high-energy food to their liking.
- Besides the World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest at the Wings Over the Prairie Festival in Stuttgart, there’s a reason Arkansas is known as the Duck Capital of the World. Duck hunters harvest more mallards in Arkansas each season than in any other state. These colorful visitors also attract bird watchers and naturalists from across the country.
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