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Date: Dec. 13, 2005 Date: Date: Date:
Comments partly cloudy, winds 17 knots from 240 degrees
Cochiti Lake San Felipe to Jemez Jemez Res Bernalillo to I-40 bridge I-25 bridge to Isleta Marsh Los Lunas LL Prison Casa Belen to Bernardo Bernardo to La Joya to San Acacia to Bosque del BdA NWR to Ele. Butte Ele. Butte Ele. Butt Dam Caballo Dam Columbus
Cochiti Lake to San Felipe Jemez Res Reservoir to Bernalillo I-40 bridge to I-25 bridge Isleta Marsh Isleta Marsh to Los lunas Edeal Dairy Prison Farm Belen Colorada Belen farms Bernardo WMA La Joya WMA La Joya WMA San Acacia Bosque NWR Apache NWR Ele. But Mrsh Marsh Lake to Cabo mar Caballo Lake to Hatch Uvas Valley Deming Area Area TOTAL
Beg. Time 11:07 AM 11:13 AM no survey no water no survey 11:30 AM 11:37 AM 11:45 AM Beg. Time 11:47 AM 11:48 AM 11:50 AM 11:55 AM 11:57 AM 12:02 PM 12:00 PM 12:05 PM Beg. Time 12:10 PM 12:13 PM 12:15 PM 12:22 PM 12:32 PM 12:40 PM 1:00 PM 1:05 PM Beg. Time 1:13 AM 1:40 PM 1:47 PM 1:55 PM 2:00 PM no survey no survey
End Time 11:13 AM 11:25 AM 11:37 AM 11:45 AM 11:47 AM End Time 11:48 AM 11:50 AM 11:55 AM 11:57 AM 12:00 PM 12:05 PM 12:02 PM 12:10 PM End Time 12:13 PM 12:15 PM 12:22 PM 12:32 PM 12:40 PM 1:00 PM 1:03 AM 1:13 AM End Time 1:40 PM 1:47 PM 1:55 PM 2:00 PM 2:10 PM
Total Time 6 12 7 8 2 Total Time 1 2 5 2 3 3 2 5 Total Time 3 2 7 10 8 20 3 7 Total Time 17 7 8 5 10 165
% Ice % Ice % Ice % Ice
Temp (F) 39 Temp (F) Temp (F) Temp (F)
swan swan swan swan 0
snow goose snow goose 2200 snow goose 1400 12000 snow goose 15600
Ross' goose Ross' goose Ross' goose Ross' goose 0
white-fronted white-fronted white-fronted white-fronted 0
Canada goose 150 40 1625 2290 250 Canada goose 25 Canada goose 100 60 50 525 265 50 Canada goose 160 1150 6740
Total geese 150 40 0 0 0 1625 2290 250 Total geese 0 0 2200 0 25 0 0 0 Total geese 1500 0 60 50 525 12265 0 50 Total geese 160 0 1150 0 0 0 0 22340
green-winged teal green-winged teal green-winged teal green-winged teal 0
mallard 78 185 233 705 85 mallard 50 250 150 mallard 420 380 200 10 5510 350 mallard 1463 180 75 110 10434
northern pintail 5 northern pintail northern pintail 260 20 50 145 northern pintail 130 200 810
teal 78 teal teal 50 5 50 370 teal 3000 125 50 3728
northern shoveler north. shoveler north. shoveler 150 north. shoveler 1550 150 1850
gadwall 315 gadwall gadwall 150 gadwall 150 170 785
American wigeon 695 139 American wigeon American wigeon 120 American wigeon 150 215 90 1409
wood duck wood duck wood duck wood duck 0
anas anas anas anas 0
Total dabbler 78 1273 0 0 0 372 705 90 Total dabbler 0 50 0 0 0 250 0 150 Total dabbler 730 25 850 250 10 5510 0 865 Total dabbler 6293 670 735 110 0 0 0 19016
canvasback canvasback canvasback canvasback 0
redhead redhead redhead redhead 0
ring-necked duck ring-necked duck ring-necked duck 150 ring-necked duck 170 320
scaup scaup scaup 100 scaup 100
goldeneye 110 goldeneye goldeneye goldeneye 110
bufflehead 440 bufflehead bufflehead bufflehead 10 10 460
ruddy duck ruddy duck ruddy duck ruddy duck 0
diver diver diver diver 0
Total divers 0 550 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total divers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total divers 0 0 250 0 0 0 0 0 Total divers 0 10 180 0 0 0 0 990
hooded mergan. hooded mergan. hooded mergan. hooded mergan. 0
common merg common merg common merg common merg 0
merganers 10 47 44 3 merganers 7 merganers 4 5 20 merganers 550 690
Total mergan. 10 0 0 0 0 47 44 3 Total mergan. 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total mergan. 0 0 4 5 0 0 20 0 Total mergan. 0 0 550 0 0 0 0 690
unidentified duck unidentified duck unidentified duck unidentified duck 0
Tot. ducks 88 1823 0 0 0 419 749 93 Tot. ducks 0 57 0 0 0 250 0 150 Tot. ducks 730 25 1104 255 10 5510 20 865 Tot. ducks 6293 680 1465 110 0 0 0 20696
am. coot 75 am. coot am. coot 440 20 20 am. coot 185 740
white pelican white pelican white pelican white pelican 20 20
cormorants cormorants cormorants cormorants 0
bald eagle 2 2 1 bald eagle 1 bald eagle bald eagle 6
golden eagle golden eagle golden eagle golden eagle 0
osprey osprey osprey osprey 0
raptor raptor raptor raptor 0
Tot. raptor 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
sandhill crane 15 sandhill crane 55 1000 400 220 1100 760 sandhill crane 6500 642 5030 sandhill crane 20 20 50 15812
Tot. crane 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 Tot. crane 0 55 1000 400 220 1100 760 0   Tot. crane 6500 0 0 0 642 5030 0 0   Tot. crane 0 20 20 50 0 0 0 15812