A great blue heron standing in water.

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge was established with migratory waterfowl in mind. Throughout the year viewing is available for refuge visitors. Early morning and dusk are the best viewing times for waterfowl on the refuge in the moist-soil unit areas and larger water areas in the spring and fall. 

 

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge Fall 2022 Bird Count

Species

Waterfowl Count for the Date of: 11/09/22

Waterfowl Count for the Date of: 10/31/22

Waterfowl Count for the Date of: 10/24/22

Waterfowl Count for the Date of: 10/17/22

Waterfowl Count for the Date of: 10/12/22

Waterfowl Count for the Date of: 10/3/22

Waterfowl Count for the Date of: 9/26/22

Mallard (MALL)

5758

732

816

813

157

317

10

Gadwall (GADW)

2539

737

747

134

0

35

0

Northern Pintail (NOPI)

876

332

570

636

465

441

104

Northern Shoveler (NSHO)

540

70

75

25

0

20

0

Wood Duck (WODU)

976

985

1429

1419

1094

1270

977

Green-wing Teal (AGWT)

3613

1209

2146

1182

170

142

54

Blue-wing Teal (BWTE)

40

30

125

1560

1479

1519

578

American Widgeon (AMWI)

220

60

99

45

35

45

21

Black-bellied Whistling Duck (BBWD)

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

Ring-necked Duck (RNDU)

89

0

 

0 0 0 0 0

Total Ducks

14651

4155

6007

5814

3400

3693

1744

Canada Geese

434

303

152

145

113

214

0

White-fronted Geese

0

0

128

0

0

0

0

Snow Geese

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total Geese

434

303

280

145

113

214

0

Bald Eagle (Mature)

15

13

7

5

5

5

4

Bald Eagle (Immature)

8

6

2

3

3

2

0

Total Eagles

23

19

9

8

8

7

4

Coot (COOT)

410

490

1090

0

0

0

0

Great Blue Heron (GBH)

164

134

121

115

98

74

61

Great Egret (GREG)

4

0

0

0

6

356

89

Pied-billed Grebe (PBGR)

16

21

30

12

9

13

7

Mute Swan

0

0

0

0

0

1

1