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Date: Nov. 14, 2005 Date: Nov. 14, 2005 Date: Nov. 14, 2005 Date: Nov. 14, 2005
Comments clear skies, wind 9 knots from 200 degrees BOR draining continues
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 10:25 AM 10:30 AM no survey dry no survey 10:43 AM 10:50 AM 10:55 AM Beg. Time 10:53 AM 11:00 AM 11:02 AM 11:03 AM 11:07 AM 11:10 AM 11:12 AM 11:14 AM Beg. Time 11:17 AM 11:25 AM 11:26 AM 11:30 AM 11:32 AM 11:40 AM 11:57 AM 12:00 PM Beg. Time 12:14 PM 12:25 PM 12:45 PM 12:50 PM no survey no survey no survey
End Time 10:30 AM 10:37 AM 10:50 AM 10:55 AM 11:00 AM End Time 10:54 AM 11:02 AM 11:03 AM 11:07 AM 11:10 AM 11:12 AM 11:14 AM 11:17 AM End Time 11:20 AM 11:26 AM 11:30 AM 11:32 AM 11:40 AM 11:57 AM 12:00 PM 12:14 PM End Time 12:25 PM 12:45 PM 12:50 PM 1:00 PM
Total Time 5 7 7 5 5 Total Time 1 2 1 4 3 2 2 3 Total Time 3 1 3 2 8 17 3 14 Total Time 11 20 5 5 139
% Ice % Ice % Ice % Ice
Temp (F) 48 Temp (F) Temp (F) Temp (F)
swan swan swan swan 0
snow goose snow goose snow goose 6500 snow goose 6500
Ross' goose Ross' goose Ross' goose Ross' goose 0
white-fronted white-fronted white-fronted white-fronted 0
Canada goose 80 238 1644 Canada goose 160 Canada goose 10 Canada goose 140 2272
Total geese 80 0 0 0 0 238 1644 0 Total geese 0 0 160 0 0 0 0 0   Total geese 0 0 0 0 0 6500 0 10   Total geese 0 0 140 0 0 0 0 8772
green-winged teal green-winged teal green-winged teal green-winged teal 0
mallard 30 128 1193 47 mallard 20 33 mallard 460 20 mallard 1015 23 2969
northern pintail 10 northern pintail northern pintail northern pintail 10
teal 100 33 75 teal 10 teal 100 20 teal 1720 104 270 2432
northern shoveler north. shoveler north. shoveler north. shoveler 0
gadwall 30 160 gadwall gadwall 1000 190 gadwall 2320 50 450 4200
American wigeon 175 227 10 American wigeon 10 American wigeon 300 15 50 200 200 American wigeon 1555 250 300 3292
wood duck wood duck wood duck wood duck 0
anas anas anas anas 0
Total dabbler 345 548 0 0 0 1278 47 0 Total dabbler 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 43   Total dabbler 400 15 50 1200 0 660 0 230   Total dabbler 6610 427 1020 0 0 0 0 12903
canvasback canvasback canvasback canvasback 0
redhead redhead redhead 75 redhead 75
ring-necked duck ring-necked duck ring-necked duck ring-necked duck 0
scaup scaup scaup scaup 50 50
goldeneye 5 10 goldeneye goldeneye goldeneye 15
bufflehead 90 bufflehead bufflehead bufflehead 90
ruddy duck ruddy duck ruddy duck 10 ruddy duck 10
diver diver diver diver 0
Total divers 5 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total divers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Total divers 0 0 85 0 0 0 0 0   Total divers 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 240
hooded mergan. hooded mergan. hooded mergan. hooded mergan. 0
common merg common merg common merg common merg 0
merganers merganers merganers merganers 0
Total mergan. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total mergan. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Total mergan. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   Total mergan. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
unidentified duck unidentified duck unidentified duck unidentified duck 0
Tot. ducks 350 648 0 0 0 1278 47 0 Tot. ducks 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 43   Tot. ducks 400 15 135 1200 0 660 0 230   Tot. ducks 6660 427 1020 0 0 0 0 13143
am. coot 170 am. coot am. coot 320 50 am. coot 50 590
white pelican white pelican white pelican white pelican 135 160 295
cormorants cormorants cormorants cormorants 0
bald eagle 1 1 bald eagle bald eagle bald eagle 2
golden eagle golden eagle golden eagle golden eagle 0
osprey osprey osprey osprey 0
raptor raptor raptor raptor 0
Tot. raptor 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tot. raptor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
sandhill crane 1564 65 5 sandhill crane 4 553 1242 960 1543 55 sandhill crane 1910 30 154 5512 sandhill crane 27 304 592 14520
Tot. crane 0 0 0 0 0 1564 65 5 Tot. crane 0 4 553 1242 960 1543 55 0   Tot. crane 1910 0 0 30 154 5512 0 0   Tot. crane 0 27 304 592 0 0 0 14520