Waterfowl Counts

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Bird counts are conducted weekly during the fall migration seasons and provide a trend for waterfowl use on the refuge.  Check back weekly for the latest updates.


Cumulative Seasonal Waterfowl & Bald Eagle Counts 

Date 11/17/2020 11/24/2020 12/9/2020 1/6/2021
Canada Geese             3695        1360   7972  5086
White-fronted Geese          13664          3975          8595  0
Snow Geese          6358          6218         15926  0
Trumpeter Swan                12         12         56  252
Ross' Geese         0    0     0
Total Geese 23729 11565   32549 5338
Mallard        43347       43386     36936  9060
Black Duck         0         0         0
Gadwall         2         16         0
American Wigeon          0         1        0
Northern Pintail         1556          200        0
Green-winged Teal          3730         7118       23  0
Blue-winged Teal        0        0        0
Cinnamon Teal         0          0        0
Northern Shoveler         0          5        0
Wood Duck          77        2         0
Red Head          3        0         0
Ring-necked Duck
     
   80         46       0
Canvasback          0         0        0
Lesser Scaup          0         0        0
Goldeneye          14         209       172  64
Bufflehead          8        0         0
Ruddy Duck          0        0         0
Hooded Merganser         16          0        0
Common Merganser          16        21        717  0
Red-breasted Merganser          0       0        0
Unidentified        0    0     0
Total Ducks 48849 51004   37848 9124
Eagles - Adults       7        21     14  9
Eagles  Immatures         12          18       12  12
Golden Eagles        0    0     0
 Total Eagles 19 39 26 21
Coots       65      30     0
Great Blue Heron        0         1       0
Pied Billed Grebe         0        0       0
Rednecked Grebe         0       0        0
American White Pelican        26        25        0
White-faced Ibis        0        0        0
Cormorant         12       21        0
Franklin's Gull         0       0        0
Ring-billed Gull          18      0       31  0
Greater Yellowlegs         0       0        0
Great Egret         0     0     0

 

Click her for a PDF file of the bird counts from the 2018/2019 Season

Click here for a PDF file of the bird counts from the 2017/2018 Season

 Click here for a PDF file of the bird counts from the 2016/2017 Season