Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Duck River Unit

Fall 2004/Winter 2005

  10/16/2004 11/1/2004 11/16/2004 12/1/2004 12/16/2004 1/1/2005 1/16/2005 2/1/2005 2/16/2005 3/1/2005
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  10/31/2004 11/15/2004 11/30/2004 12/15/2004 12/31/2004 1/15/2005 1/31/2005 2/15/2005 2/29/05 3/16/2005
Tundra Swan           4 4      
Trumpeter Swan                    
Total Swans 0 0   0   4 4 0 0  
 
Canada Goose 581 693   1,315   4,409 3,558 3,014 679  
Brant                    
White-fronted Goose       50   100 130 85 92  
Snow Goose             6 5 1  
Ross's Goose               1    
Total Geese 581 693   1,365   4,510 3,694 3,105 772  
 
Mallard 1,554 8,893   23,449   82,065 48,748 8,239 1,293  
Black Duck 35 248   2,302   5,951 2,579 495 102  
Gadwall 3,630 4,481   6,343   10,272 8,992 2,955 512
American Wigeon 1,015 3,287   1,810   5,168 1,714 899 70
Pintail 1,308 2,360   3,970   8,510 1,378 2,090 690
Green-winged Teal 6,380 6,155   1,850   4,570 1,390 2,965 660
Blue-winged Teal 20                
Shoveler 455 370   210   252 30 75 304
Wood Duck 49 211   170   45   39 39
Unidentified Duck                  
Redhead   25              
Ring-necked Duck   1,520   4,770   7,744 1,072 380 514
Canvasback       40   3     10
Scaup   1,120   10   600 240 32 164
Common Goldeneye           204 65 13 16
Bufflehead   15   95   247 250 408 286
Ruddy Duck           70 33   40
Hooded Merganser   44       76 56   30
Red-breasted Merganser             1    
Common Merganser                  
Total Ducks 14,446 28,729   45,019   125,777 66,548 18,590 4,730
 
Bald Eagle (Adult) 3     12   14 13 7 5
Bald Eagles (Immature) 5 4   14   16 18 4 3
Total Bald Eagles 8 4   26   30 31 11 8
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)                  
Golden Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Golden Eagles 0 0   0   0 0 0 0
 
Common Loon                  
American Coot 3,400 9,680   512   135 1,310 360 395
American White Pelican 340 374              
Sandhill Crane                  
 
Survey Details                    
Type Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial Aerial
Area Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Date Conducted 10/25/2004 11/5/2004 No Survey 12/14/2004 No Survey 1/6/2005 1/18/2005 2/11/2005 2/25/2005 No Survey
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Last updated: December 7, 2009