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Date: Dec. 14, 2005 Date: Dec. 14, 2005 Date: Dec. 14, 2005
Comments Clear, winds calm
Santa Rosa Santa Rosa R. Santa Rosa to Sumner Sumner Res. Fort Sumner Fields to Bottomless Bottomless lk Dexter NFH Huey WMA Artesia to Brantley Brantley Res Lake Avalon
Reservoir to Santa Rosa Sumner Res. Reservoir to Ft Sumner to fields south Bitter Lk NWR Bitter Lk NWR Lakes to Dexter NFH Dexter NFH Huey WMA Huey WMA to Artesia Brantley Res Reservoir Lake Avalon Lake Avalon to TX border Grulla NWR TOTAL
Beg. Time 8:50 AM no survey no survey 9:12 AM no survey no survey no survey Beg. Time 10:20 AM 10:30 AM 10:40 AM 10:48 AM 10:50 AM 11:10 AM 11:11 AM Beg. Time no survey 11:20 AM 11:25 AM 11:28 AM no survey 9:50 AM
End Time 9:03 AM 9:22 AM End Time 10:30 AM 10:40 AM 10:48 AM 10:50 AM 11:10 AM 11:11 AM 11:15 AM End Time 11:25 AM 11:28 AM 11:32 AM 10:05 AM
Total Time 13 10 Total Time 10 10 8 2 20 1 4 Total Time 5 3 4 15 90
% Ice % Ice % Ice
Temp (F) 21 Temp (F) Temp (F)
swan swan swan 0
snow goose 20 snow goose 5020 snow goose 5040
Ross' goose Ross' goose Ross' goose 0
white-fronted white-fronted white-fronted 0
Canada goose 10 780 Canada goose 70 180 12 Canada goose 22 1074
Total geese 10 0 0 800 0 0 0   Total geese 5090 0 0 180 12 0 0 Total geese 0 22 0 0 0 6114
green-winged teal green-winged teal green-winged teal 0
mallard 387 mallard 410 504 980 20 mallard 515 100 2916
northern pintail northern pintail 130 100 20 120 northern pintail 80 450
teal 20 teal 90 125 280 teal 15 530
northern shoveler northern shoveler 50 northern shoveler 50
gadwall 20 gadwall gadwall 20
American wigeon 50 25 American wigeon 285 7 American wigeon 20 387
wood duck wood duck wood duck 0
anas anas anas 0
Total dabbler 90 0 0 412 0 0 0   Total dabbler 0 965 736 20 1380 0 20 Total dabbler 0 550 0 180 0 4353
canvasback canvasback canvasback 30 20 50
redhead 10 redhead redhead 150 10 170
ring-neck duck 10 ring-neck duck ring-neck duck 50 60
scaup scaup scaup 120 120
goldeneye goldeneye goldeneye 70 70
bufflehead bufflehead bufflehead 30 80 110
ruddy duck ruddy duck ruddy duck 0
diver diver diver 0
Total divers 20 0 0 0 0 0 0   Total divers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total divers 0 230 220 110 0 580
hooded mergan. hooded mergan. hooded mergan. 0
common merg common merg common merg 0
merganers 1115 30 merganers 10 merganers 400 5 200 1760
Total mergan. 1115 0 0 30 0 0 0 Total mergan. 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 Total mergan. 0 400 5 200 0 1760
unidentified duck unidentified duck unidentified duck 0
Total ducks 1225 0 0 442 0 0 0   Total ducks 0 965 736 30 1380 0 20 Total ducks 0 1180 225 490 0 6693
am. coot 240 am. coot 20 am. coot 50 60 4000 4370
white pelican white pelican white pelican 65 65
cormorants cormorants cormorants 0
bald eagle 3 1 bald eagle bald eagle 4
golden eagle golden eagle golden eagle 0
osprey osprey osprey 0
raptor raptor raptor 0
Tot. raptor 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 4
sandhill crane sandhill crane 970 15 sandhill crane 4400 5385
Tot. crane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Tot. crane 970 0 0 15 0 0 0   Tot. crane 0 0 0 0 0 4400 5385