Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain-Prairie Region

Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge Migration Update
November 6, 2013

There are many species of waterfowl on the Refuge currently with both dabbling ducks and diving ducks readily observed.   There is some construction occurring on one of the water control structures along the tour loop, so please drive slowly and be observant of any equipment or personnel in the area.  Also as a reminder please park in designed parking areas and pick up a refuge brochure before recreating.

 

Species

11/06/2013

Trumpeter swan

28

Canada goose

5000

Mallard

12000

Northern pintail

408

American widgeon

4000

Gadwall

2000

Blue-winged teal

13

Green-winged teal

5200

Ring-necked duck

83

Canvasback

37

Redhead

1300

Lesser scaup

8

Ruddy duck

74

Bufflehead

4

Common goldeneye

8

Common merganser

2

Hooded merganser

2

 


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

 

 


Previous Migration Reports

October 23, 2013
January 7, 2013
December 21, 2012
December 3, 2012
November 16, 2012
October 25, 2012
January 4, 2012

Last updated: November 7, 2013