Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain-Prairie Region

Migration Update March 19, 2010

 

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


Date/Species

1/19/2010

1/27/2010

2/9/2010

2/19/2010

3/4/2010

3/19/2010

Trumpeter Swan

129

14

44

14

129

62

Tundra Swan

0

0

0

0

0

0

Canada Goose

14550

9459

17095

15118

1331

496

White-front Goose

0

0

0

0

0

0

Snow Goose

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total Geese

14679

9473

17095

15118

1331

496

Mallard

20510

1438

350

972

3287

2104

Gadwall

0

0

0

0

2

135

American Wigeon

0

0

0

0

0

100

Green-wing Teal

0

0

0

0

0

32

Blue-wing Teal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Cinnamon Teal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Northern Shoveler

0

0

0

0

0

12

Northern Pintail

0

0

0

0

269

1984

Wood Duck

0

0

0

0

0

14

Total Dabblers

20510

1438

350

972

3558

4381

Redhead

0

0

0

0

36

64

Canvasback

0

0

0

0

2

60

Lesser Scaup

0

0

0

0

42

35

Ring-neck Duck

0

0

0

0

6

221

Common Goldeneye

94

14

2

22

66

50

Bufflehead

0

0

0

0

2

55

Ruddy Duck

0

0

0

0

0

0

Common Merganser

0

0

7

9

80

330

Hooden Merganser

0

0

0

0

0

6

Total Divers

94

14

9

31

234

821

Total Ducks

20604

1452

359

1003

3792

5202

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:

March 4, 2010
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



Last updated: November 2, 2012