Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Big Sandy Unit

Fall 2006/Winter 200

  10/16/06 11/1/2006 11/16/06 12/1/2006 12/16/06 1/1/2007 1/16/2007 2/1/2007 2/16/2007 3/1/2007
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  10/31/2006 11/15/2006 11/30/2006 12/15/2006 12/31/2006 1/15/2007 1/31/2007 2/15/2007 2/29/07 3/16/2007
Tundra Swan                    
Trumpeter Swan                    
Total Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0    
 
Canada Goose 190 101 151 880 1,170 1,191 1,040 553    
Brant                    
White-fronted Goose     20     50 70      
Snow Goose           1 20 3    
Ross's Goose       1            
Total Geese 190 101 151 881 1,170 1,242 1,130 556    
 
Mallard 214 3,815 6,462 38,769 32,634 23,623 7,773 21,027    
Black Duck 1 87 213 1,200 1,135 846 304 470    
Gadwall 2,031 2,085 1,582 7,127 3,092 2,600 738 804
American Wigeon 112 560 370 825 650 310 60  
Pintail       100 200 100    
Green-winged Teal 160 434 300 590 985 940 233 345
Blue-winged Teal 10              
Shoveler   5   30 20 20    
Wood Duck 2     25        
Unidentified Duck                
Redhead       45 25      
Ring-necked Duck   920 572 870 9,270 2,620 2,100 1,506
Canvasback     500 820 700 875 200 603
Scaup   700 300 1,672 734 1,278 416 210
Common Goldeneye     3 41 188 33 11 182
Bufflehead   59 234 404 219 261 195 95
Ruddy Duck 50 1,234 720 1,653 2,050 1,300 1,570 235
Hooded Merganser 10 44 590 1,636 880 61 110  
Common Merganser         10     42
Red-breasted Merganser     80 262 183 56 116  
Total Ducks 2,590 9,943 11,926 56,069 52,975 35,113 13,826 25,519
 
Bald Eagle (Adult) 2 2 3 9 10 13 5 2
Bald Eagles (Immature)   3 3 3 7 2 4 9
Total Bald Eagles 2 5 6 12 17 15 9 11
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)                
Golden Eagles (Immature)                
Total Golden Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Common Loon   55 21 61 82 45 21  
American Coot 3,702 11,240 460 908 625 1,880 900 175
American White Pelican         100      
Sandhill Crane                
 
Survey Details                    
Type Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial
Area Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Date Conducted 10/20/2006 11/3/2006 11/20/2006 12/8/2006 12/18/2006 1/8/2007 1/19/2007 2/5/2007    
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Last updated: December 7, 2009