Scotch Bonnet Island and Mohawk Island National Wildlife Areas Management Plan: appendix 2


Appendix 2: Colonial waterbird nests at Mohawk Island National Wildlife Area, Lake Erie 1933-2009
Date Herring Gull Ring-billed Gull Common Tern Caspian Tern Double-crested Cormorant Great Black-backed Gull Source
1933 a - 500 - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
4 July 1933 - - 500 - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1938-1941 - - (1000)b - - - Palmer 1964
1943 1 26 - - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965; Haymes 1977
1944 2 - - - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1945 4 50 - - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1946 13 45-50 1400-1800 - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1947 6 125 1100 - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1948 - - 1100 - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1949 8 175 800 - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1950 9 300 - - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1950 - - (1600) - - - Palmer 1964
1952 (20) (1000) (500) - - - Palmer 1964
1954 35 (1200) - - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965
1954 - - (360) - - - Palmer 1964
1960 35 2000 130 - - - Beardslee and Mitchell 1965; Haymes 1977
1963 - (6300) - - - - Ludwig 1974
1964 - 6300 - - - - Ludwig 1974
1966 (200) (2500) (300) - - - Ontario Nest Record Scheme
1972 80 (1000) - - - - S.M. Teeple, pers. comm.
20 May 1972 160 - - - - - A.R. Clark, pers. comm.
4 June 1974 184 - - - - - A.R. Clark, pers. comm.
27 April 1975 215 301 0 - - - A.R. Clark (pers. comm.)
18 May 1975 245 - - - - - A.R. Clark, pers. comm.
1976 (170) - 0 - - - G.T. Haymes, pers. comm.; Blokpoel and McKeating 1978
28 May 1976 185 - - - - - A.R. Clark, pers. comm.
1976-1977 35 2000 0 - - - G.T. Haymes, pers. comm.; Blokpoel and McKeating 1978
1976-1977 227 pairs 520 pairs - - - - Blokpoel and Tessier 1996
1 May 1977 227 - - - - - Blokpoel and McKeating 1978
12 May 1977 202 520 0 - - - Blokpoel and McKeating 1978
1980 259 - - - - - G. Tessier and P. Fetterolf, unpubl. data
21 May 1980 259 729 0 - - - P. Madore, pers. comm.
1983 200-259 1500-2400 - - 16 - Clark et al. 1983
1987 - - 1311 - - - R. Morris, pers. comm.
1991 - - - - - 1 Peck and James 1994
1993 - - - - - 1 D. Moore and L. Benner; Moore et al. 2007, 2008
1994 - - - - 132 - C. Pekarik, unpubl. data
1996 - - - 40 220 - D.V. Weseloh, in press; C. Pekarik, unpubl. data
1996 - - - - - 1 D.V. Weseloh and D. Ryckman
2002 - - 203 - - - D.V. Weseloh, unpubl. data
2003 - - - 226 - - D.V. Weseloh, in press
2004 - - 86 - - - C. Pekarik, unpubl. data
2006 - - - 319 - - D.V. Weseloh, in press
2007 253 2201 - 300 1563 - Canadian Wildlife Service(CWS), unpubl. data; Weseloh, in press; D. Moore, unpubl. data
2008 - - - - 1586 - D. Moore, unpubl. data
2009 - - - 351 (800) - D. Moore, unpubl. data

aBlank fields indicate not known and/or not reported.

bRecords in parentheses indicate an estimate.

Table adapted from Blokpoel and McKeating 1978; Planck and Robinson 1985.

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