Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2004/Winter 2005

  10/16/2004 11/1/2004 11/16/2004 12/1/2004 12/16/2004 1/1/2005 1/16/2005 2/1/2005 2/16/2005 3/1/2005
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  10/31/2004 11/15/2004 11/30/2004 12/15/2004 12/31/2004 1/15/2005 1/31/2005 2/15/2005 2/29/05 3/16/2005
Tundra Swan                    
Trumpeter Swan                    
Total Swans 0 0   0   0 0 0 0  
 
Canada Goose       401   272 220 78 34  
Brant                    
White-fronted Goose                    
Snow Goose                    
Ross's Goose                    
Total Geese 0 0   401   272 220 78 34  
 
Mallard   160   4,080   3,684 3,040 585 235  
Black Duck       162   306 102 35 18  
Gadwall   10   603   200 140 97 271
American Wigeon       70   20   100 110
Pintail       92   60 50 5  
Green-winged Teal       122   45 80 8  
Blue-winged Teal                  
Shoveler       10   4   10 20
Wood Duck 27 10   35   15     5
Unidentified Duck                  
Redhead                  
Ring-necked Duck       370   320 58 38 5
Canvasback                  
Scaup                  
Common Goldeneye                  
Bufflehead                  
Ruddy Duck                  
Hooded Merganser           3      
Red-breasted Merganser                  
Common Merganser                  
Total Ducks 27 198   5,544   4,657 3,470 878 664
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)           2 2    
Bald Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Bald Eagles 0 0   0   2 2 0 0
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)                  
Golden Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Golden Eagles 0 0   0   0 0 0 0
 
Common Loon                  
American Coot 4                
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 10/25/2004 11/5/2004 No Survey 12/14/2004 No Survey 1/6/2005 1/18/2005 2/11/2005 2/25/2005 No Survery
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Last updated: December 7, 2009