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Waterfowl Count

A flock of white geese swimming in the water and flying overhead.Waterfowl and shorebird surveys are completed once a week during the Spring, Summer, and Fall as conditions allow.

Date: 4/29/2016

 Temperature:  8 C     

Wind: 3 MPH       

Cloud Cover: 60%

Start Time: 11:00 AM

End Time:  1:45 PM

 

Other sightings of interest:

  • White-crowned Sparrow
  • Western Grebe
  • Burrowing Owl
  • Bald Eagle, Juvenile Golden Eagle

 

SPECIES

UNIT

TOTAL

AMERICAN WIGEON

 I,II, IVB, IVC 

250

BLUE-WINGED TEAL

  I, II, IVC

150

BUFFLEHEAD

          II      

50 

CANADA GOOSE

 I, II, IVB, IVC

200 

CANVASBACK

II     

50

CINNAMON TEAL

I, II, IVB, IVC, C  

300

COMMON GOLDENEYE

 

 

GADWALL

I, II, IVB, IVC, C

1250

GREEN-WINGED TEAL

I, II  

350

LESSER SCAUP

II

50

MALLARD

I, II, IVC, C

450 

NORTHERN PINTAIL

I, II, IVB, IVC

500

NORTHERN SHOVELER

I,II, IVB, IVC, C

1450

REDHEAD

I, II, IVC

150

RING-NECKED DUCK

 

 

RUDDY DUCK

II, IVC  

350

TUNDRA SWAN

II

1

WHITE GEESE

 

 

AMERICAN AVOCET      I, II 350
AMERICAN COOT II, IVC 1100
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON    
BLACK-NECKED STILT I 50
DOWITCHERS    
EARED GREBE II, IVC 350
FRANKLIN'S GULL II 300
GREATER/LESSER YELLOWLEGS    
KILLDEER I, IVC 100
OTHER (Marbled Godwit) I, II, IVC 10
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN II 1
RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD I,II, IVC 150
RING-BILLED/CA GULL    
UID SHOREBIRDS    
WHITE-FACED IBIS II 3
WILLET II, C 7
WILSON'S PHALAROPE    
YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD I, II, IVC 150

 

 

Last Updated: Apr 29, 2016
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