Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2007/Winter 2008

  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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  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 N/A 0
 
Canada Goose   25 35 200 361 411 475   10
Cackling Goose                  
White-fronted Goose                  
Snow Goose         1        
Ross's Goose             1    
Total Geese 0 25 35 200 362 411 476 N/A 10
 
Mallard 1 34 183 877 4,090 6,575 9,802   27
Black Duck     15 40 170 210 120    
Gadwall 2   55 190 920 758 1,443   414
American Wigeon         70 190 530   174
Pintail     3   64 20 205    
Green-winged Teal 2           30    
Blue-winged Teal                  
Shoveler           70     63
Wood Duck 20 4 20 10 10   23   18
Unidentified Duck                  
Redhead                  
Ring-necked Duck       25 600 270 500   300
Canvasback                  
Scaup                  
Common Goldeneye                  
Bufflehead                  
Ruddy Duck                  
Hooded Merganser   2   4          
Common Merganser                  
Red-breasted Merganser                  
Total Ducks 25 40 276 1,146 5,924 8,093 12,653 N/A 996
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)       1          
Bald Eagles (Immature) 1           1    
Total Bald Eagles 1 0 0 1 0 0 1   0
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)                  
Golden Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Golden Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
 
Common Loon                  
American Coot           110 30   400
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 11/1/2007 11/16/2007 12/3/2007 12/17/2007 1/9/2008 1/23/2008 2/11/2008 No Survey 3/5/2008
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Last updated: December 7, 2009