Scotch Bonnet Island and Mohawk Island National Wildlife Areas Management Plan: appendix 3


Appendix 3: Waterfowl and Wwaterbird species using Scotch Bonnet Island National Wildlife Area and Mohawk Island National Wildlife Area and the surrounding nearshore waters (<1.5 km) during the year

A. Waterfowl and waterbird species using Scotch Bonnet Island NWA and nearshore waters
Common Name Latin Name Season Maximum Count During One Survey (1971-2001)a
American Black Duck Anas rubripes Spring, Fall, Winter 200
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Fall, Winter 1
Black Scoter Melanitta nigra Spring, Fall, Winter 324
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Spring, Fall 286
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Spring, Fall, Winter 878
Canada Goose Branta canadensis ALL 611
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Spring, Fall, Winter 1072
Common Merganser Mergus merganser Spring, Fall, Winter 200
Common Loon Gavia immer Spring, Fall, Winter 9
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Summer, Spring, Fall 651
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus ALL 17
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Spring, Fall, Winter 10
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos ALL 101
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Spring, Fall, Winter 6500
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Spring, Fall 650
White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca Spring, Fall, Winter 410
Unknown Scaup Aythya spp. Spring, Fall, Winter 10670

a From CWS Great Lakes Migrant Waterfowl Survey

B. Waterfowl and waterbird species using Mohawk Island NWA and nearshore waters
Common Name Latin Name Season Maximum Count During One Survey (1971-2001)b
American Black Duck Anas rubripes ALL 350
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca Fall 25
American Wigeon Anas americana Fall 5
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Spring, Fall, Winter 327
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Fall 40
Canada Goose Branta canadensis Spring, Fall, Winter 400
Canvasback Aythya valisineria Fall 100
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Spring, Fall, Winter 1,317
Common Merganser Mergus merganser Spring, Fall, Winter 1,892
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus Spring, Fall 600
Gadwall Anas strepera Spring 52
Greater Scaup Aythya marila Spring, Fall, Winter 28,946
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus Spring, Fall 2
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos ALL 660
Mute Swan Cygnus olor Fall 1
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Fall 10
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis Spring, Fall, Winter 705
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator Spring, Fall 56
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris Spring, Fall 2
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Spring 4
Unidentified Scoter Melanitta spp. Spring, Fall 980

b From CWS Great Lakes Migrant Waterfowl Survey.

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