For anyone interested, even though the interior of the refuge is now closed, you can still view Swan Lake Pool from the main levee on the west side of the refuge. You can also walk down the Nature Trail from behind the Visitor Center and view it from the south side from the Observation Tower.

Steve Kinder

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Subject: Swan Lake Bird Counts

Swan Lake Waterfowl Count 11-7-11

Ducks 44,200 50% Mallards, 30% Pintails, 10 % other Dabblers, 10% Divers (Lots of divers on Silver Lake) 80% of our birds are on Silver and Swan Lake impoundments.
Coots 1,500
Eagles 34
White Fronts 3,000
Snow Geese 2,200

Thanks,


Steve Whitson
Refuge Manager
Swan Lake NWR
16194 Swan Lake Avenue
Sumner, MO 64681
(660) 856-3323 Ext. 13


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