Appendix 1, 722 FW 2

Principal Surveys for Monitoring Populations of Geese, Brant, and Swans


FWM#:    178 (new)
Date:        February 17, 1995
Series:      Migratory Birds
Part 722:  Migatory Bird Surveys
Originating Office:  Office of Migratory Bird Management 

 
Species/Population Survey Methods

Canada goose 
     Atlantic 
     Southern James Bay 
     Mississippi Valley 
     Eastern Prairie 
     Mississippi Flyway Giant 
     Tall Grass Prairie 
     Short Grass Prairie 
     West Prairie/Great Plains 
     Hi-Line 
     Rocky Mountain 
     Dusky 
     Cackling
January count 
December count, June aerial surveya 
December count, January count, spring surveya 
December count, spring aerial survey 
December count, spring surveysa 
December count 
January count 
December count 
January count 
January count 
Winter photographic survey, spring surveya 
November count, spring surveya
 
 
Greater white-fronted goose 
     Pacific 
     Eastern Mid-continent 
     Western Mid-continent
November count 
December and March counts 
December and March counts
 
 
Greater snow goose 
     Continental
Spring photographic survey
 
 
Lesser snow goose 
     Mid-continent 
     Western Central Flyway 
     Wrangel Island
December count, periodic spring photographic surveys  
December count, periodic spring photographic surveys 
Spring countb
 
 
Brant 
     Atlantic 
     Pacific
January count 
January count
 
 
Tundra swan 
     Eastern 
     Western
December count 
December count


a Experimental
b Russian cooperators

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