Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

Duck River Unit

Fall 2006/Winter 2007

  10/16/06 11/1/2006 11/16/06 12/1/2006 12/16/06 1/1/2007 1/16/2007 2/1/2007 2/16/2007 3/1/2007
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  10/31/2006 11/15/2006 11/30/2006 12/15/2006 12/31/2006 1/15/2007 1/31/2007 2/15/2007 2/29/07 3/16/2007
Tundra Swan                    
Trumpeter Swan                    
Total Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0    
 
Canada Goose 172 492 634 2,169 2,285 2,019 2,776 1,559    
Brant           300        
White-fronted Goose     300 200 200 91 300 300    
Snow Goose       50 50     2    
Ross's Goose   2   1            
Total Geese 172 494 934 2,420 2,535 2,410 3,076 1,861    
 
Mallard 2,261 5,923 22,083 44,768 43,856 62,010 40,241 35,446    
Black Duck 10 155 475 1,636 2,495 2,044 2,675 880    
Gadwall 14,328 6,532 5,688 15,283 13,768 8,444 12,044 4000
American Wigeon 1,825 2,660 1,045 3,504 2,344 5,192 5,454 312
Pintail 415 2,989 1,170 7,200 5,559 6,370 9,004 4,557
Green-winged Teal 1,650 3,565 5,430 4,441 6,743 7,517 6,426 330
Blue-winged Teal 10              
Shoveler 40 108 70   160 262 350  
Wood Duck 47 120 90 40 4 85 59  
Unidentified Duck                
Redhead     25 1,700        
Ring-necked Duck   130 590 80 900 1,840 360 1,002
Canvasback     70 200 70   10 44
Scaup   130     230 55 28 20
Common Goldeneye         9 42 21 17
Bufflehead   180 274 744 948 338 153 216
Ruddy Duck   40 10 170   3    
Hooded Merganser   109 130 352 589 20 175 30
Common Merganser                
Red-breasted Merganser                
Total Ducks 20,586 22,641 37,150 80,118 77,675 94,222 77,000 46,854
 
Bald Eagle (Adult) 2     6 11 5 7 5
Bald Eagles (Immature) 1 3 3 6 11 10 17 2
Total Bald Eagles 3 3 3 12 22 15 24 7
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)                
Golden Eagles (Immature)                
Total Golden Eagles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Common Loon                
American Coot 11,122 11,070 230 1,050 550 630 1,195 25
American White Pelican   1,020 340 80        
Sandhill Crane         11      
 
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 10/20/2006 11/3/2006 11/20/2006 12/8/2006 12/18/2006 1/8/2007 1/19/2007 2/5/2007    
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Last updated: December 7, 2009