2007-8 Duck Stamp winner
Clifton's painting will appear on the stamp when it becomes available for purchase in late June 2007. Federal Duck Stamps raise about $25 million every year to purchase wetland habitat for the National Wildlife Refuge System, which includes almost 550 refuges.
Second place went to Joseph Hautman of Plymouth, Minn., earned second place with his pair of flying Wood Ducks. Ed Yanok of North Canton, Ohio, received third place for his pair of swimming Cinnamon Teal.
The other eligible species for the 2006 contest were Gadwall and American Wigeon.