Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain-Prairie Region

Migration Update March 4, 2010

Waterfowl use of the Refuge may change daily due to the interaction between weather and migration events.


Date/Species

1/5/2010

1/19/2010

1/27/2010

2/9/2010

2/19/2010

3/4/2010

Trumpeter Swan

5

129

14

44

14

129

Tundra Swan

0

0

0

0

0

0

Canada Goose

9338

14550

9459

17095

15118

1331

White-front Goose

0

0

0

0

0

0

Snow Goose

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total Geese

9343

14679

9473

17095

15118

1331

Mallard

2699

20510

1438

350

972

3287

Gadwall

0

0

0

0

0

2

American Wigeon

0

0

0

0

0

0

Green-wing Teal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Blue-wing Teal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Cinnamon Teal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Northern Shoveler

0

0

0

0

0

0

Northern Pintail

0

0

0

0

0

269

Wood Duck

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total Dabblers

2699

20510

1438

350

972

3558

Redhead

0

0

0

0

0

36

Canvasback

0

0

0

0

0

2

Lesser Scaup

0

0

0

0

0

42

Ring-neck Duck

0

0

0

0

0

6

Common Goldeneye

28

94

14

2

22

66

Bufflehead

0

0

0

0

0

2

Ruddy Duck

0

0

0

0

0

0

Common Merganser

0

0

0

7

9

0

Hooden Merganser

0

0

0

0

0

80

Total Divers

28

94

14

9

31

234

Total Ducks

2727

20604

1452

359

1003

3792

If you are planning a trip, feel free to contact Headquarters (605-685-6508) during normal business hours of 7 AM to 3:30 PM MST Monday through Friday excluding Holidays to check on road conditions.


Thinking of making a trip to Lacreek NWR?  Check out the latest weather forecast for the Lacreek area at http://www.weather.com/weather/local/57551    

Previous Migration Updates:

February 19, 2010
February 9, 2010
January 25, 2010
January 5, 2010
December 7, 2009
November 19, 2009
November 2, 2009
October 14, 2009

September 29, 2009
August 24, 2009
July 10, 2009
June 1, 2009
April 30, 2009
April 28, 2009
April 14, 2009
April 7, 2009
March 26, 2009
March 2, 2009



Last updated: November 2, 2012