Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2005/Winter 2006

  10/16/05 11/1/2005 11/16/05 12/1/2005 12/16/05 1/1/2006 1/16/2006 2/1/2006 2/16/2006 3/1/2006
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  10/31/2005 11/15/2005 11/30/2005 12/15/2005 12/31/2005 1/15/2006 1/31/2006 2/15/2006 2/29/06 3/16/2006
Tundra Swan                    
Trumpeter Swan                    
Total Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 
Canada Goose       3 120 264 193 134 86  
Brant                    
White-fronted Goose                    
Snow Goose                    
Ross's Goose           3        
Total Geese 0 0 0 3 120 267 193 134 86  
 
Mallard   6 158 391 1,486 2,395 1,414 292 463  
Black Duck   4   28 59 88 42 39 67  
Gadwall     52 55 281 285 312 851 299
American Wigeon       20 14     40 47
Pintail         13 20     180
Green-winged Teal   25 30   10 20 6 75  
Blue-winged Teal                  
Shoveler         10        
Wood Duck   4 21 22 50 22 18   38
Unidentified Duck                  
Redhead                  
Ring-necked Duck   20 20            
Canvasback                  
Scaup                  
Common Goldeneye                  
Bufflehead                  
Ruddy Duck                  
Hooded Merganser     20       20    
Red-breasted Merganser                  
Common Merganser                  
Total Ducks 0 59 301 516 1,923 2,830 1,812 1,297 1,094
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)       2     1    
Bald Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Bald Eagles 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)                  
Golden Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Golden Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Common Loon                  
American Coot       10 50 20 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 10/17/2005 11/7/2005 11/17/2005 12/2/2005 12/16/2005 1/3/2006 1/18/2006 2/1/2006 2/21/2006  
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Last updated: December 7, 2009