Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2001/Winter 2002

  10/16/2001 11/1/2001 11/16/2001 12/1/2001 12/16/2001 1/1/2002 1/16/2002 2/1/2002 2/16/2002
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  10/31/2001 11/15/2001 11/30/2001 12/15/2001 12/31/2001 1/15/2002 1/31/2002 2/15/2002 2/29/02
Tundra Swan                  
Trumpeter Swan                  
Total Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Canada Goose   440 410 204 510 1,300 1,258 540 372
Brant                  
White-fronted Goose                  
Snow Goose           2 6    
Ross's Goose                  
Total Geese 0 440 410 204 510 1,302 1,264 540 372
 
Mallard 15 41 99 533 1,470 2,612 2,958 1,125 1,689
Black Duck   5 4 45 45 120 104 50 24
Gadwall 10 10 10 88 126 270 200 162 228
American Wigeon           500   40 142
Pintail           10 10 95 110
Green-winged Teal             10 4  
Blue-winged Teal                  
Shoveler             2 10 10
Wood Duck 47 30 20 20 52   22 140 152
Unidentified Duck                  
Redhead                  
Ring-necked Duck         20 20 270 70 200
Canvasback                  
Scaup                  
Common Goldeneye                  
Bufflehead                  
Ruddy Duck                  
Hooded Merganser             10    
Red-breasted Merganser                  
Common Merganser                  
Total Ducks 72 86 139 686 1,713 3,532 3,586 1,696 2,555
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)                  
Bald Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Bald Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)                  
Golden Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Golden Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Common Loon                  
American Coot   20       180 60 430 340
American White Pelican                  
Sandhill Crane                  
 
Survey Details                  
Type Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial
Area Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Date Conducted 10/25/2001 11/8/2001 11/20/2001 12/4/2001 12/19/2001 1/8/2002 1/22/2002 2/8/2002 2/21/2002
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Last updated: December 7, 2009