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Ouray National Wildlife Refuge Bird Survey

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  • diane_penttila@fws.gov
    Ouray National Wildlife Refuge General Waterbird Survey 9/9/04 Not much water remains on the Refuge. We have been pumping into 2 units hoping to maintain some
    Message 1 of 14 , Sep 9, 2004
      Ouray National Wildlife Refuge
      General Waterbird Survey
      9/9/04

      Not much water remains on the Refuge. We have been pumping into 2 units
      hoping to maintain some water in at least those two for the fall. The
      following birds were seen within the survey route:

      Canada geese 113
      Mallard 31
      Gadwall 73
      Northern shoveler 18
      American wigeon 1
      Green-winged teal 63
      Cinnamon teal 2
      Teal 29
      Wood duck 6
      Ruddy duck 4
      American coot 37
      Pied-billed grebe 8
      Western Grebe 3
      Great blue heron 5
      Snowy egret 8
      D.C. cormorant 5
      American white pelican 11
      White-faced ibis 3
      Sandhill crane 11
      Killdeer 13
      American Avocet 6
      Lesser yellowlegs 9
      Greater yellowlegs 1
      Least sandpiper 9
      Ring-billed gull 29
      Turkey vulture 9
      American kestrel 9
      Bald Eagle 1
      Red-tailed hawk 1
      Northern harrier 2


      Diane Penttila
      Ouray NWR
      Randlett, UT
      (435)545-2522 x 223
      diane_penttila@...

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    • diane_penttila@fws.gov
      Ouray National Wildlife Refuge General Waterbird Survey 9/23/04 The following birds were seen within the survey route: Canada geese 937 Mallard
      Message 2 of 14 , Sep 23, 2004
        Ouray National Wildlife Refuge
        General Waterbird Survey
        9/23/04

        The following birds were seen within the survey route:

        Canada geese 937
        Mallard 9
        Gadwall 31
        Northern shoveler 4
        Green-winged teal 196
        Cinnamon teal 23
        Pintail 7
        American coot 19
        Pied-billed grebe 5
        Western Grebe 1
        Great blue heron 3
        Snowy egret 3
        White-faced ibis 1
        Sandhill crane 65
        American bittern 1
        Killdeer 5
        Lesser yellowlegs 4
        Least sandpiper 4
        Dowitcher 10
        Pectoral sandpiper 25
        Black-bellied plover 1
        Ring-billed gull 8
        Turkey vulture 12
        American kestrel 1
        Northern harrier 1
        Peregrine falcon 1


        Diane Penttila
        Ouray NWR
        Randlett, UT
        (435)545-2522 x 223
        diane_penttila@...

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      • diane_penttila@fws.gov
        Ouray National Wildlife Refuge General Waterbird Survey 10/7/04 What? I can t hear you, the elk are bugling too loud. What we don t have for birds this year,
        Message 3 of 14 , Oct 7, 2004
          Ouray National Wildlife Refuge
          General Waterbird Survey
          10/7/04

          What? I can't hear you, the elk are bugling too loud. What we don't have
          for birds this year, we are making up for with elk, deer and pronghorns.
          The following birds were seen within the survey route:

          Canada geese 622
          Mallard 156
          Gadwall 29
          Northern shoveler 2
          Green-winged teal 778
          Teal 5
          Pintail 11
          Wigeon 4
          Lesser scaup 1
          American coot 274
          Pied-billed grebe 8
          American pelican 2
          Great blue heron 6
          Sandhill crane 49
          American bittern 1
          American avocet 1
          Killdeer 3
          Lesser yellowlegs 13
          Greater yellowlegs 1
          Dowitcher 46
          Pectoral sandpiper 7
          Ring-billed gull 1
          Northern harrier 1
          Red -tail hawk 1 (dark phase)


          Diane Penttila
          Ouray NWR
          Randlett, UT
          (435)545-2522 x 223
          diane_penttila@...

          [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        • diane_penttila@fws.gov
          Ouray National Wildlife Refuge General Waterbird Survey 10/22/04 Due to heavy rains and very bad roads, parts of the survey along the river were not conducted.
          Message 4 of 14 , Oct 22, 2004
            Ouray National Wildlife Refuge
            General Waterbird Survey
            10/22/04

            Due to heavy rains and very bad roads, parts of the survey along the river
            were not conducted. The following birds were seen within the survey
            route:

            Canada geese 600
            Mallard 207
            Gadwall 143
            Northern shoveler 91
            Green-winged teal 444
            Pintail 97
            Wigeon 95
            American coot 276
            Pied-billed grebe 5
            Western grebe 1
            Great blue heron 1
            Sandhill crane 21
            Killdeer 1
            Dowitcher 32
            Pectoral sandpiper 12
            Ring-billed gull 4
            Northern harrier 1


            Diane Penttila
            Ouray NWR
            Randlett, UT
            (435)545-2522 x 223
            diane_penttila@...

            [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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