Ducks of a feather

I conducted this project as part of Professor Pringle’s EEB321 class at Princeton University. The local pond is constantly brimming with the jovial, inquisitive, and—around dinner time—inpatient quacks of a group of 20 ducks. The group is a patchwork of Pekin, Indian runner, wild mallard, and crested ducks. As many of the ducks are domestic…