Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2010/Winter 2011

  10/16/2010 11/1/2010 11/16/2010 12/1/2010 12/16/2010 1/1/2011 1/16/2011
2/1/2011
2/16/2011
 
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  10/31/2010 11/15/2010 11/30/2010 12/15/2010 12/31/2010 1/15/2011 1/31/2011
2/15/2011
2/28/2011
Tundra Swan  
Trumpeter Swan  
Total Swans
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Canada Goose  
130
452
770
610
649
625
Cackling Goose  
White-fronted Goose  
20
30
Snow Goose  
3
Ross's Goose  
4
Total Geese
0
0
0
130
452
774
613
669
655
 
Mallard  
9
49
410
5,641
8,003
7,487
7,606
3,392
Black Duck  
5
148
387
193
347
174
Gadwall  
87
157
74
1,432
1,285
722
430
242
American Wigeon  
3
30
160
140
20
70
24
Pintail  
75
70
505
Green-winged Teal  
100
50
10
Blue-winged Teal  
Shoveler  
10
30
4
20
Wood Duck
2
10
28
15
28
22
23
16
35
Unidentified Duck  
Redhead  
Ring-necked Duck  
132
50
20
3
400
Canvasback  
5
Scaup  
Common Goldeneye  
3
Bufflehead  
Ruddy Duck  
Hooded Merganser  
10
20
Common Merganser  
Red-breasted Merganser  
Total Ducks
2
106
237
544
7,574
10,076
8,580
9,027
4,277
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)  
1
1
2
2
Bald Eagles (Immature)  
1
1
1
1
1
1
Total Bald Eagles
0
1
0
2
1
1
3
3
1
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)  
Golden Eagles (Immature)  
Total Golden Eagles
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Common Loon  
American Coot  
20
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
10/18/2010
11/1/2010
11/19/2010
12/1/2010
12/17/2010
1/3/2011
1/19/2011
2/3/2011
2/16/2011
Observer
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat

 

Last updated: December 7, 2009