Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Waterfowl Population Summary

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge

REFUGE TOTALS

Fall 2001/Winter 2002

  10/16/2001 11/1/2001 11/16/2001 12/1/2001 12/16/2001 1/1/2002 1/16/2002 2/1/2002 2/16/2002
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  10/31/2001 11/15/2001 11/30/2001 12/15/2001 12/31/2001 1/15/2002 1/31/2002 2/15/2002 2/29/02
Tundra Swan                  
Trumpeter Swan                  
Total Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Canada Goose 525 958 1,490 1,999 2,748 6,965 6,476 4,825 4,242
Brant                  
White-fronted Goose   9 40 50 80 40 49 40 120
Snow Goose       2   2 3 33 10
Ross's Goose       1     3    
Total Geese 525 967 1,530 2,052 2,828 7,007 6,531 4,898 4,372
 
Mallard 2,998 8,960 21,063 28,279 64,393 147,972 114,429 49,506 18,095
Black Duck 59 603 1,206 2,062 3,967 6,266 6,327 2,031 651
Gadwall 8,384 5,415 8,020 10,387 22,909 20,707 17,173 9,180 5,190
American Wigeon 5,697 2,522 4,632 2,295 7,870 11,140 6,457 4,718 1,821
Pintail 510 2,790 4,420 3,298 7,870 12,860 12,682 8,488 1,554
Green-winged Teal 5,095 2,509 5,004 2,210 4,870 6,923 7,997 4,137 3,512
Blue-winged Teal 20                
Shoveler   25   333 230 100 122 290 277
Wood Duck 142 210 172 94 174 72 128 245 249
Unidentified Duck                  
Redhead         10 50 13 20  
Ring-necked Duck   1,189 1,204 4,255 7,620 10,220 8,079 4,113 3,256
Canvasback       110 103 2,120 1,188 100 114
Scaup   155 512 1,598 1,342 1,106 832 779 150
Common Goldeneye     84 3 13 196 292 21 68
Bufflehead   182 895 379 936 913 1,190 804 916
Ruddy Duck 510 1,660 2,016 2,390 2,400 2,470 2,417 2,420 1,215
Hooded Merganser 20 260 346 6 730 1,527 1,886 484 266
Red-breasted Merganser       60 20 20 114 8 151
Common Merganser         33 70 20 78  
Total Ducks 23,425 26,480 49,574 57,759 8,193 224,732 181,394 87,422 37,485
 
Bald Eagle (Adult) 2 8 14 10 19 24 28 11 16
Bald Eagles (Immature) 3 2 14 8 12 20 26 21 16
Total Bald Eagles 5 10 28 18 31 44 54 32 32
 
Golden Eagles (Adult)     1            
Golden Eagles (Immature)                  
Total Golden Eagles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Common Loon 10 68 21 119 4   27   19
American Coot 25,080 13,273 3,820 8,594 8,193 5,280 4,045 8,385 4,800
American White Pelican   12 50   27 50 28    
Sandhill Crane               32  
 
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 10/25/2001 11/8/2001 11/20/2001 12/4/2001 12/19/2001 1/8/2002 1/22/2002 2/8/2002 2/21/2002
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Last updated: December 7, 2009