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Stacker compiled a list of the most commonly hunted migratory birds in Oregon using data from the Fish & Wildlife Service. Duck and goose species are ranked by the estimated 2021 hunting harvest in Oregon.

In 2021 Oregon had the largest estimated harvest of all states for 1 migratory bird species: Greater Scaup.

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#22. Domestic Mallard

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 79 (0.6% of national harvest)
– National: 12,803
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Wisconsin: 8,591 (67.1% of national harvest)
— #2. Alabama: 1,222 (9.5%)
— #3. Florida: 748 (5.8%)
— #4. Michigan: 348 (2.7%)
— #5. Illinois: 263 (2.1%)

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#21. Scoters

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 196 (0.4% of national harvest)
– National: 46,408
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Maryland: 13,863 (29.9% of national harvest)
— #2. Virginia: 12,026 (25.9%)
— #3. New Jersey: 4,141 (8.9%)
— #4. Alaska: 3,371 (7.3%)
— #5. Massachusetts: 3,062 (6.6%)

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#20. Ruddy Duck

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 314 (2.6% of national harvest)
– National: 12,252
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 3,622 (29.6% of national harvest)
— #2. Texas: 1,061 (8.7%)
— #3. Utah: 950 (7.8%)
— #4. Michigan: 869 (7.1%)
— #5. Maryland: 827 (6.7%)

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#19. Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 550 (0.1% of national harvest)
– National: 841,091
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Louisiana: 216,167 (25.7% of national harvest)
— #2. Texas: 206,993 (24.6%)
— #3. Minnesota: 81,171 (9.7%)
— #4. Florida: 50,214 (6.0%)
— #5. North Dakota: 32,760 (3.9%)

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#18. Goldeneyes

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 1,101 (1.5% of national harvest)
– National: 74,282
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Kansas: 16,969 (22.8% of national harvest)
— #2. Michigan: 6,257 (8.4%)
— #3. Idaho: 5,792 (7.8%)
— #4. Utah: 5,701 (7.7%)
— #5. California: 5,491 (7.4%)

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#17. Hooded Merganser

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 1,494 (1.9% of national harvest)
– National: 79,255
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. North Carolina: 10,753 (13.6% of national harvest)
— #2. Minnesota: 7,489 (9.4%)
— #3. Michigan: 5,388 (6.8%)
— #4. Kentucky: 4,949 (6.2%)
— #5. Illinois: 4,339 (5.5%)

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#16. Ross’ Goose

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 3,404 (4.5% of national harvest)
– National: 75,764
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 19,773 (26.1% of national harvest)
— #2. Texas: 12,063 (15.9%)
— #3. North Dakota: 7,852 (10.4%)
— #4. Arkansas: 7,749 (10.2%)
— #5. Washington: 7,083 (9.3%)

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#15. Lesser Scaup

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 4,638 (3.5% of national harvest)
– National: 132,322
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Louisiana: 17,899 (13.5% of national harvest)
— #2. California: 15,072 (11.4%)
— #3. Texas: 14,719 (11.1%)
— #4. Michigan: 9,559 (7.2%)
— #5. Washington: 7,958 (6.0%)

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#14. Canvasback

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 4,717 (7.7% of national harvest)
– National: 61,321
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 15,889 (25.9% of national harvest)
— #2. Wisconsin: 4,740 (7.7%)
— #3. Oregon: 4,717 (7.7%)
— #4. Louisiana: 4,131 (6.7%)
— #5. North Dakota: 3,731 (6.1%)

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#13. White-fronted Goose

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 5,855 (2.5% of national harvest)
– National: 234,655
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Arkansas: 82,468 (35.1% of national harvest)
— #2. California: 59,693 (25.4%)
— #3. Louisiana: 23,714 (10.1%)
— #4. Mississippi: 12,214 (5.2%)
— #5. Texas: 10,966 (4.7%)

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#12. Greater Scaup

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 6,211 (19.9% of national harvest)
– National: 31,258
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Oregon: 6,211 (19.9% of national harvest)
— #2. Ohio: 3,820 (12.2%)
— #3. Maryland: 2,755 (8.8%)
— #4. Wisconsin: 2,370 (7.6%)
— #5. Michigan: 1,912 (6.1%)

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#11. Wood Duck

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 7,469 (0.7% of national harvest)
– National: 1.1 million
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Arkansas: 111,290 (10.3% of national harvest)
— #2. Georgia: 102,240 (9.5%)
— #3. North Carolina: 96,374 (8.9%)
— #4. Wisconsin: 86,499 (8.0%)
— #5. Minnesota: 83,587 (7.8%)

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#10. Bufflehead

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 7,547 (4.2% of national harvest)
– National: 180,897
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 25,937 (14.3% of national harvest)
— #2. Michigan: 13,209 (7.3%)
— #3. Virginia: 11,802 (6.5%)
— #4. New Jersey: 11,791 (6.5%)
— #5. Wisconsin: 10,072 (5.6%)

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#9. Snow Goose

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 8,783 (3.1% of national harvest)
– National: 281,785
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 88,421 (31.4% of national harvest)
— #2. Arkansas: 34,316 (12.2%)
— #3. North Dakota: 32,195 (11.4%)
— #4. Texas: 25,222 (9.0%)
— #5. Washington: 21,135 (7.5%)

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#8. Gadwall

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 10,535 (1.3% of national harvest)
– National: 827,555
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Arkansas: 155,077 (18.7% of national harvest)
— #2. Texas: 87,783 (10.6%)
— #3. Louisiana: 78,731 (9.5%)
— #4. Oklahoma: 59,110 (7.1%)
— #5. California: 43,462 (5.3%)

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#7. Ring-necked Duck

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 10,692 (2.9% of national harvest)
– National: 365,154
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Texas: 44,422 (12.2% of national harvest)
— #2. Florida: 41,741 (11.4%)
— #3. Minnesota: 28,507 (7.8%)
— #4. Louisiana: 24,658 (6.8%)
— #5. California: 20,095 (5.5%)

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#6. Canada Goose

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 19,404 (1.1% of national harvest)
– National: 1.8 million
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Michigan: 148,984 (8.3% of national harvest)
— #2. Minnesota: 144,151 (8.1%)
— #3. Wisconsin: 134,268 (7.5%)
— #4. North Dakota: 96,192 (5.4%)
— #5. Nebraska: 91,232 (5.1%)

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#5. Northern Shoveler

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 22,170 (4.7% of national harvest)
– National: 470,613
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 166,839 (35.5% of national harvest)
— #2. Arkansas: 41,180 (8.8%)
— #3. Texas: 39,648 (8.4%)
— #4. Louisiana: 30,666 (6.5%)
— #5. Utah: 26,394 (5.6%)

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#4. Northern Pintail

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 32,940 (8.6% of national harvest)
– National: 385,219
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 76,760 (19.9% of national harvest)
— #2. Texas: 33,283 (8.6%)
— #3. Oregon: 32,940 (8.6%)
— #4. Arkansas: 27,627 (7.2%)
— #5. Washington: 22,435 (5.8%)

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#3. Green-winged Teal

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 59,434 (4.1% of national harvest)
– National: 1.4 million
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 291,968 (20.2% of national harvest)
— #2. Texas: 135,520 (9.4%)
— #3. Arkansas: 133,183 (9.2%)
— #4. Louisiana: 124,167 (8.6%)
— #5. Minnesota: 71,750 (5.0%)

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#2. Wigeon

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 78,695 (13.2% of national harvest)
– National: 598,299
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. California: 141,603 (23.7% of national harvest)
— #2. Washington: 88,526 (14.8%)
— #3. Oregon: 78,695 (13.2%)
— #4. Texas: 34,344 (5.7%)
— #5. Oklahoma: 25,050 (4.2%)

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#1. Mallard

2021 estimated harvest
– Oregon: 135,613 (5.3% of national harvest)
– National: 2.5 million
– States with the largest harvests:
— #1. Arkansas: 389,125 (15.3% of national harvest)
— #2. Washington: 188,043 (7.4%)
— #3. Missouri: 177,561 (7.0%)
— #4. Idaho: 150,403 (5.9%)
— #5. Oregon: 135,613 (5.3%)


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