A Hunter’s Perspective: Dusky Canada Geese in the Willamette Valley

Ben McBee, visual journalist, has worked closely with many stories involving migratory birds, including finding a dusky from Cordova in Oregon

In 1964, The Great Alaskan Earthquake altered the habitat of the Copper River Delta, which led to the decline of dusky Canada goose populations. As a result, hunting regulations were enacted to protect the subspecies in Washington state and Oregon. This audio slideshow tells this story from the perspective of waterfowl hunter Gary Phelps.