Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2011/Winter 2012

  10/16/2011 11/1/2011 11/16/2011 12/1/2011 12/16/2011 1/1/2012 1/16/2012
2/1/2012
2/16/2012
 
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  10/31/2011 11/15/2011 11/30/2011 12/15/2011 12/31/2011 1/15/2012 1/31/2012
2/15/2012
2/28/2012
Tundra Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Total Swans
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Canada Goose
172
40
182
128
Cackling Goose
White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Total Geese
0
0
172
40
182
128
 
Mallard
126
421
3,705
7,039
1,610
Black Duck
4
36
172
210
55
Gadwall
60
120
640
929
675
American Wigeon
10
85
420
230
Pintail
10
45
445
130
Green-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal
Shoveler
5
20
Wood Duck
25
4
54
10
14
20
Unidentified Duck
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
20
33
20
65
Canvasback
Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Bufflehead
Ruddy Duck
Hooded Merganser
5
20
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Total Ducks
25
204
671
4,690
9,097
2,805
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)
Bald Eagles (Immature)
Total Bald Eagles
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)
Golden Eagles (Immature)
1
Total Golden Eagles
0
0
0
0
0
1
 
Common Loon
American Coot
50
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
No Survey
11.1.2011
11.18.2011
No Survey
12.21.11
1.3.2012
1.20.2012
2.2.2012
Observer
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat

 

Last updated: December 7, 2009