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Waterfowl Count

A flock of white geese swimming in the water and flying overhead.Waterfowl and shorebird surveys are completed once a week during the Spring, Summer, and Fall as conditions allow.

Date: 4/20/2017

 Temperature:  7 C     

Wind: 9 MPH       

Cloud Cover: 20%

Start Time: 09:15 AM

End Time:  11:30 AM

 

Other sightings of interest:

  • Peregrine Falcon, Chestnut-collared Longspur
  • Upland Sandpiper, Marbled Godwit

SPECIES

UNIT

TOTAL

AMERICAN WIGEON

2, 4B

350

BLUE-WINGED TEAL

 

 

BUFFLEHEAD

    2, 4B            

150

CANADA GOOSE

1,2, 3,4B, 4C

250 

CANVASBACK

2, 4B     

100

CINNAMON TEAL

2, 4B  

100

COMMON GOLDENEYE

2

50

GADWALL

1, 2, 4B, 4C

550

GREEN-WINGED TEAL

1,2, 4B

 850    

LESSER SCAUP

2

100

MALLARD

1,2, 3, 4B, 4C, C

600 

NORTHERN PINTAIL

1, 2, 3, 4B, 4C, C

3500

NORTHERN SHOVELER

1, 2, 4B, 4C, 6, C

1700

REDHEAD

2, 4B, 4C

200

RING-NECKED DUCK

2

50

RUDDY DUCK

2, 4B  

100

TUNDRA SWAN

 

 

WHITE GEESE

2

100

AMERICAN AVOCET      1, 4B 450
AMERICAN COOT 2, 4B, 4C, C 1450
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON    
BLACK-NECKED STILT    
DOWITCHERS    
EARED GREBE    
FRANKLIN'S GULL 2, 4B 100
GREATER/LESSER YELLOWLEGS    
KILLDEER 6 3
OTHER (Marbled Godwit) 4B 18
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN    
RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD  2,3, 4C, C     200
RING-BILLED/CA GULL 2, 4B, 4C 103
UID SHOREBIRDS    
WHITE-FACED IBIS    
WILLET 2, 4B 11
WILSON'S PHALAROPE    
YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD 2, 4C, C 150

 

 

Last Updated: Apr 21, 2017
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