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Last Updated: 12/13/2013

Rocky Mountain bighorn population trend

 

Population Trend for Individual Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Herds In New Mexico, 2003-2013

 

Herd
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
Pecos
315-385
315-385
315-385
315-385
292-358
200-220
100-150
80-100
120-130
125-145
190-210
Wheeler
225-275
270-330
270-330
305-375
295-360
250-300
215-255
225-275
300-320
250-300
235-250
Latir
95-115
115-145
135-165
135-165
70-80
70-75
80-100
85-90
100-110
115-125
125-145
Culebras      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
14
15
17
27
Turkey Creek
40-50
40-50
40-50
75-85
65-75
65-75
50-70
50-70
30-50
15-30
20-25

San Francisco River

80-90
95-115
105-130
70-80
60-70
75-85
75-85
50-60
25-45
20-30
25-35
Manzanos
15-25
15-25
15-25
15-25
15-30
20-30
20-30
20-30
20-30
52-60
41-45
Dry Cimarron
0
0
0
0
35-40
55-60
70-80
60-70
85-95
100-120
105-130
Rio Grande Gorge
0
0
0
23
50-60
49-68
85-90
112-120
130-150
150-170
180-200
TOTAL
770-940
850-1050
880-1085
938-1138
882-1073
784-913
695-860
682-815
810-930
844-997
948-1067

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