Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Busseltown Unit

Fall 2012/Winter 2013

  11/1/2012 11/16/2012 12/1/2012 12/16/2012 1/1/2013 1/16/2013
2/1/2013
2/16/2013
 
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  11/15/2012 11/30/2012 12/15/2012 12/31/2012 1/15/2013 1/31/2013
2/15/2013
2/28/2013
Tundra Swan
Trumpeter Swan
   
Total Swans
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Canada Goose
90
150
120
330
120
45
Cackling Goose
White-fronted Goose
20
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
1
2
Total Geese
0
0
90
150
120
351
122
45
 
Mallard
20
82
65
721
3,845
4,849
4,931
7,623
Black Duck
15
15
100
150
114
150
Gadwall
20
70
100
82
1,029
3,392
1,605
1,202
American Wigeon
5
20
277
644
953
1,270
Pintail
400
1,430
760
50
Green-winged Teal
10
20
200
Blue-winged Teal
Shoveler
60
24
50
Wood Duck
52
30
32
10
42
17
Unidentified Duck
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
560
1,070
1,600
Canvasback
2
Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Bufflehead
Ruddy Duck
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Total Ducks
92
197
212
848
6,233
11,795
10,029
10,362
 
Bald Eagle (Adult)
Bald Eagles (Immature)
Total Bald Eagles
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)
Golden Eagles (Immature)
Total Golden Eagles
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Common Loon
American Coot
100
160
210
200
American White Pelican
Sandhill Crane
14
 
Survey Details
Type
Aerial
Aerial
Aerial
Aerial
Aerial
Aerial
Aerial
Aerial
Area Coverage
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
Date Conducted
11/7/2012
11/19/2012
12/3/2012
12/17/2012
1/7/2013
1/23/2013
2/5/2013
2/19/2013
Observer
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat
Wheat

 

Last updated: March 4, 2013