Good variety of Waterbirds on the refuge as reported by area Mgr.

SK


On Thursday, March 30, 2017 5:05 PM, "Whitson, Steve" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


Swan Lake Waterbird Survey                                               
 March 30, 2017
Redhead Duck 8
Canvasback 9
American Wigeon 20
Common Merganser 25
Bufflehead 29
Hooded Merganser 30
Wood Duck 52
Ruddy Duck 122
Gadwall 546
Northern Pintail 740
Lesser Scaup 755
Ringnecked Duck 1,840
Northern Shoveler 2,423
Greenwing Teal 5,660
Mallard 6,935
Bluewing Teal 10,658
Total Ducks 29,852
Canada Goose 49
Snow Geese 1,000
Total Geese 1,049
Bald Eagle (M) 7
Bald Eagle (I) 20
Total Eagles 27
Lesser Yellowlegs 3
American Golden Plover 15
Greater Yellowlegs 19
Killdeer 36
Sandpiper Species 45
Total Shorebirds 118
Sandhill Crane 2
Franklins Gull 8
Great Egret 11
Piedbilled Grebe 23
Wilsons Snipe 29
Great Blue Heron 35
Double Crested Cormorant 37
Ringbilled Gull 38
American White Pelican 77
American Coot 7,140


Thanks,

Steve Whitson
Refuge Manager
Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge
16194 Swan lake Ave.
Sumner, MO 64681
(660) 856-3323 ext. 13





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