Good American duck news
This video says about itself:
Wood ducks, affectionately called "woodies", are one of the smallest and most beautiful of all North American ducks.
From Wildlife Extra:
US duck populations reaching record levels
Habitat decline not affecting duck populations this year
August 2012. Although breeding habitat conditions have declined from previous years, the US 2012 "Trends in Duck Breeding Populations" report estimates waterfowl production in North America is at a record high.