Each of our decoy heads are hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is then applied as a preservative, followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. These heads work great on larger than life-size wood, cork, urethane, or foam bodies. Up to five poses are available, although some species only come in the standard pose.

All species of our heads include an option scaled for the Magnum (Herters 72). In the Mallard and Bluebill series we have added a Mid-sized and Lifesize (Herters 63) option. Prices for painted duck heads are: $8 each or 12+ for $7 each. Prices for unpainted duck heads are $6 each or 12+ for $5 each. Prices for painted goose and brant heads are: $10 each or 6+ for $9 each. Prices for unpainted goose and brant heads are $8 each or 6+ for $7 each. Contact us for orders of 60+ heads.


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Black Duck Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Blackduck -

Blacks make an effective confidence decoy, as it seems other species of ducks appreciate their wariness as much as hunters do. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. The linseed oil draws the paint deep into the wood fibers enhancing durability and resulting in a realistic "feather sheen". The result is both beautiful and functional. ...

Blue Winged Teal Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Bluewing teal -

Blue Wing teal are one of the smallest North American waterfowl. Our heads are larger than lifesize yet might look best on the 11" long Herters model 63 puddler body or similar body rather than the 16" long model 72.

Bluebill Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Bluebill -

These "jets from the north" are favorites of diver hunters in every flyway. Large speedy flocks of bills over the duck decoys make lasting memories. Big water and large duck decoy spreads are the norm when hunting these late migrants. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. The linseed oil draws the paint deep into the wood fibers...

Brant Decoy Heads
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Item #: HG-Brant -

Brants are considered a small dark geese that breed in the Arctic and migrate along both the pacific and Atlantic coasts on the way to wintering grounds. They are not much larger than a good sized mallard and readily decoy to a spread on feeding areas. Like most geese the heads of the male & female are indistinguishable. Autumn Wings offers a 6" high standard pose available either painted or un-painted. Both have glass eyes in the characteristic dark color.Our threaded inserts make it easy to...

Bufflehead Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Bufflehead -

This "butterball" is a bundle of energy in the air over marshes large and small. They typically travel in small groups and seem to delight in changing elevations at high speeds. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. The linseed oil draws the paint deep into the wood fibers enhancing durability and resulting in a realistic "feather...

Canadian Goose Decoy Heads
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Item #: HG-Goose -

Canada geese are the most widely distributed and well known of all waterfowl and are the second largest waterfowl in North America. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. The linseed oil draws the paint deep into the wood fibers enhancing durability and resulting in a realistic "feather sheen". The result is both beautiful and...

Canvasback Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Canvasback -

The "King" of diving ducks, the majestic can is a large diver with a distinctive wedge shaped head. These birds are not deceptive at all, when they want in your decoys they bore full speed making sweeping turns as they approach. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. The linseed oil draws the paint deep into the wood fibers enhancing...

Cinnamon Teal Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Cinnamon -

While many of our marsh ducks are found from coast to coast, the Cinnamon Teal is strictly western. Unique among our northern dabbling ducks, this teal also has nesting populations in South America. A close relative of Blue-winged Teal (and sometimes hybridizing with it), the Cinnamon Teal has a slightly larger bill, better developed for straining food items out of the water. In some ways this species seems intermediate between Blue-winged Teal and Northern Shoveler. Our heads are larger than...

Goldeneye Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Goldeneye -

The distinctive coloration of a Goldeneye adds visibility to any late season diver set. It is widely believed Goldeneyes are very selective and decoy only to their own species. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. The linseed oil draws the paint deep into the wood fibers enhancing durability and resulting in a realistic "feather...

Green Winged Teal Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Greenwing -

Green Wing teal are the smallest North American waterfowl. Our heads are larger than lifesize yet might look best on the 11" long Herters model 63 puddler body rather than the 16" long model 72.

Mallard Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Mallard -

Since Mallards are the most popular decoy and are used extensively in every flyway and hunting scenario, we offer the most size options and poses of any of our species. Variety adds realism that can prove deadly to decoy shy birds. Nothing conveys alarm more effectively than a spread of decoys all at the alert pose and pointed into the wind as if to take flight. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by...

Pintail Decoy Heads
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Item #: HD-Pintail -

This elegant puddle duck with lots of white showing on the drake is a welcome visitor to most hunters decoy spread. Found in every flyway yet plentiful in only certain locations, it makes a highly visible addition to your rig. Each of these decoy heads is hand carved from a very light kiln-dried basswood. Linseed oil is applied as a preservative followed by oil paints hand brushed with color blending and feather effects. The linseed oil draws the paint deep into the wood fibers enhancing...