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Seasonal Waterbird Survey

Example of weekly waterbird survey conducted from November to December at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge.

Total Ducks 15,250
Total Canada Geese 87
Total Light Geese 2,000
Total Sandhill Cranes 110
Total Bald and Golden Eagles 7
Total Swans 0
Total White American Pelicans 0
American Coots 680
Marsh and Water Birds 12
Shorebirds 10
Gulls and Terns 6
Hawks and Owls 38

This will be the last bird count for this winter season. Please come back in the fall to follow along with next years' visiting bird numbers.  

For any questions, contact:
Ashley Inslee
(575) 835-1828

Last Updated: Apr 30, 2014
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