Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain-Prairie Region

Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge Migration Update
March 16, 2011

Date/Species

3/16/2011

Trumpeter Swan

85

Tundra Swan

 

Canada Goose

221

White-front Goose

 

Snow Goose

 

Total Geese

221

Mallard

1421

Gadwall

6

American Wigeon

2

Green-wing Teal

23

Blue-wing Teal

 

Cinnamon Teal

 

Northern Shoveler

79

Northern Pintail

300

Wood Duck

 

Total Dabblers

1831

Redhead

 

Canvasback

64

Lesser Scaup

94

Ring-neck Duck

60

Common Goldeneye

111

Bufflehead

4

Ruddy Duck

 

Common Merganser

16

Hooded Merganser

 

Total Divers

349

Total Ducks

2180

Many early spring migrants are showing up including red-wing blackbirds, killdeer, shrikes, gulls, great blue herons, high flying snow geese, many species of raptors; you may see even more!
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

December 28, 2010
December 14, 2010
November 30, 2010
November 18, 2010
November 2, 2010
October 14, 2010
April 20, 2010
April 9, 2010
March 24, 2010
March 19, 2010
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


Last updated: November 2, 2012