Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2003/Winter 2004

  10/16/2003 11/1/2003 11/16/2003 12/1/2003 12/16/2003 1/1/2004 1/16/2004 2/1/2004 2/16/2004 3/1/2004
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  10/31/2003 11/15/2003 11/30/2003 12/15/2003 12/31/2003 1/15/2004 1/31/2004 2/15/2004 2/29/2004 3/16/2004
Tundra Swan                    
Trumpeter Swan                    
Total Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Canada Goose   17 65 40 25 31 62 190 46 11
Brant                    
White-fronted Goose                    
Snow Goose                    
Ross's Goose                   1
Total Geese 0 17 65 40 25 31 62 190 46 12
 
Mallard 10 27 244 600 1,145 2,805 5,188 5,683 1,800 824
Black Duck     5 45 57 170 331 220 60 20
Gadwall   30 14 122 100 196 423 132 32 33
American Wigeon       10            
Pintail           40 30 80    
Green-winged Teal     8 40   45     10  
Blue-winged Teal                    
Shoveler                    
Wood Duck       25       25 40 30
Unidentified Duck                    
Redhead                 12  
Ring-necked Duck       4 20 25   84 100 10
Canvasback               12    
Scaup                    
Common Goldeneye                    
Bufflehead                    
Ruddy Duck                    
Hooded Merganser                    
Red-breasted Merganser                    
Common Merganser                    
Total Ducks 10 57 271 846 1,322 3,218 5,972 6,236 2,054 917
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)                    
Bald Eagles (Immature)                    
Total Bald Eagles 0 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 0
 
Common Loon                    
American Coot             20   25 20
American White Pelican                    
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 10/16/2003 11/3/2003 11/20/2003 12/2/2003 12/17/2003 1/6/2004 1/20/2004 2/4/2004 2/17/2004 3/8/2004
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Last updated: December 7, 2009