Jan 12 2003 Lake Ontario Waterfowl Inventory

Bill/Anita Edmunds edmunds7551 at rogers.com
Sun Jan 26 17:41:00 EST 2003


(This email has been approved by the listowner.) 

Every year on the second Sunday in January, local nature clubs count all
the waterfowl 
on the Canadian shore of Lake Ontario.

This year, 73 people counted 277,135 waterfowl from 37 species. As well,
21 Bald Eagles
were reported.

The following are the totals for each species.

Common Loon	                   1
Pied-billed Grebe	             1
Horned Grebe	             4
Red-necked Grebe	             4
Double-crested Cormorant	79
Tundra Swan	                 541
Trumpeter Swan               104
Mute Swan	                 536
Greater White-Fronted Goose	 2
Snow Goose	                   7
Canada Goose               46292
Wood duck	                   2
Green-winged Teal	            10
American Black Duck	    3999
Mallard	               30441
Northern Pintail	            53
Blue-winged Teal	             1
Northern Shoveler	            25
Gadwall	                2368
American Wigeon	            43
Canvasback	                  12
Redhead	                7012
Ring-necked Duck	            32
Greater Scaup	         37522
Lesser Scaup	          2484
Scaup sp.	                 301
King Eider	                   2
Harlequin Duck                 2
Long-tailed Duck	         86880
Black Scoter	            22
Surf Scoter	                  40
White-winged Scoter	    5534
Common Goldeneye	         25976
Bufflehead	                7146
Hooded Merganser	           135
Common Merganser	         11309
Red-breasted Merganser	    2069
Ruddy Duck	                 421
American Coot                 96
Swan sp.	                   6
Merganser sp.               2260
Duck sp.	                3338
Mallard X Black Duck    	23

Total Birds	              277135
Total Species	            37

"Bill/Anita Edmunds" <edmunds7551 at rogers.com>



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