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Date: Nov. 18, 2005 Date: Nov. 18, 2005 Date: Nov. 18, 2005
Comments clear skies, winds 3 knots from 350 degrees
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 Lewiston Little Salt Grulla NWR
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 Malaga playa lake TOTAL
Beg. Time 9:00 AM no survey no survey 9:15 AM 9:25 AM no survey no survey Beg. Time 10:30 AM 11:20 AM 11:30 AM 11:40 AM 11:42 AM 12:00 PM 12:01 PM Beg. Time 12:02 PM 12:07 PM 12:10 PM 12:15 PM 12:23 PM 9:45 AM 9:55 AM 9:58 AM
End Time 9:05 AM 9:25 AM 9:28 AM End Time 10:35 AM 11:30 AM 11:40 AM 11:42 AM 12:00 PM 12:01 PM 12:02 PM End Time 12:07 PM 12:10 PM 12:15 PM 12:20 PM 12:25 PM 10:05 AM
Total Time 5 10 3 Total Time 5 10 10 2 8 1 1 Total Time 5 3 5 5 2 1 1 7 75
% Ice % Ice % Ice
Temp (F) 30 Temp (F) Temp (F)
no water 2% water 5% water
swan swan swan 0
snow goose snow goose 1250 snow goose 70 1320
Ross' goose Ross' goose Ross' goose 0
white-fronted white-fronted white-fronted 0
Canada goose 35 532 Canada goose Canada goose 567
Total geese 35 0 0 532 0 0 0   Total geese 1250 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total geese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 1887
green-winged teal green-winged teal green-winged teal 0
mallard 35 130 mallard 735 1347 265 520 mallard 10 3042
northern pintail 50 125 northern pintail northern pintail 30 200 405
teal 10 60 teal 170 10 75 teal 325
northern shoveler northern shoveler northern shoveler 0
gadwall 100 50 gadwall gadwall 875 1025
American wigeon 125 70 American wigeon 405 60 150 100 American wigeon 105 875 10 1900
wood duck wood duck wood duck 0
anas anas anas 0
Total dabbler 320 0 0 435 0 0 0   Total dabbler 0 1310 1417 415 695 0 0 Total dabbler 0 145 0 1950 10 0 0 0 6697
canvasback 150 20 canvasback canvasback 100 20 290
redhead 95 redhead redhead 200 295
ring-neck duck ring-neck duck ring-neck duck 0
scaup scaup scaup 0
goldeneye goldeneye goldeneye 0
bufflehead bufflehead bufflehead 0
ruddy duck ruddy duck ruddy duck 0
diver diver diver 0
Total divers 150 0 0 115 0 0 0   Total divers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total divers 0 100 0 220 0 0 0 0 585
hooded mergan. hooded mergan. hooded mergan. 0
common merg 20 common merg common merg 20 40
merganers merganers merganers 0
Total mergan. 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total mergan. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total mergan. 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 40
unidentified duck unidentified duck unidentified duck 0
Total ducks 490 0 0 550 0 0 0   Total ducks 0 1310 1417 415 695 0 0 Total ducks 0 245 0 2190 10 0 0 0 7322
am. coot 95 580 am. coot 30 am. coot 1750 2455
white pelican 8 white pelican white pelican 20 28
cormorants cormorants cormorants 0
bald eagle 1 bald eagle bald eagle 1
golden eagle golden eagle golden eagle 0
osprey osprey osprey 0
raptor raptor raptor 0
Tot. raptor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
sandhill crane sandhill crane 10 502 120 sandhill crane 1200 1832
Tot. crane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Tot. crane 0 10 502 120 0 0 0   Tot. crane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1200 1832