Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2008/Winter 2009

  10/16/2008 11/1/2008 11/16/2008 12/1/2008 12/16/2008 1/1/2009 1/16/2009 2/1/2009 2/16/2009
 
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  10/31/2008 11/15/2008 11/30/2008 12/15/2008 12/31/2008 1/15/2009 1/31/2009 2/15/2009 2/28/2009
Tundra Swan                  
Trumpeter Swan                  
Total Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Canada Goose     50 100 230 310 450 422 502
Cackling Goose                  
White-fronted Goose                  
Snow Goose           2 2    
Ross's Goose                  
Total Geese 0 0 50 100 230 312 452 422 502
 
Mallard   91 105 1,778 3,111 3,685 6,932 3,875 3,734
Black Duck     32 102 202 210 370 130 192
Gadwall   56 305 380 455 1,974 890 783 293
American Wigeon   3 20 20 80 50 313 50 220
Pintail   2       110 610 600 140
Green-winged Teal   35 73 70     50   150
Blue-winged Teal                  
Shoveler     8 3     10    
Wood Duck 25 30 25 20 27   10   57
Unidentified Duck                  
Redhead                  
Ring-necked Duck   5 20 30 770 352 250 120 100
Canvasback         1   5 17  
Scaup                  
Common Goldeneye                  
Bufflehead                  
Ruddy Duck                  
Hooded Merganser         20   20    
Common Merganser                  
Red-breasted Merganser                  
Total Ducks 25 222 588 2,403 4,666 6,381 9,460 5,575 4,886
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)     1   2        
Bald Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Bald Eagles 0 0 1 0 2 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         240 120 30 40 130
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 10/17/2008 11/3/2008 11/19/2008 12/4/2008 12/22/2008 1/08/2009 1/21/2009 2/2/2009 2/16/2009
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Last updated: December 7, 2009