Nov 13th 2017 – Managers Update –
Current Bird Numbers: The DNR area bird count as of last week was 25,000 ducks and 5,100 geese.
2017 Hunter Bird Take Stands at: 5443 Ducks and 382 Geese
Area Condition Update: Mallards, black ducks and geese are the most abundant species in on the refuge count. Gadwall, green-wing teal and redhead numbers decrease this week. Waterfowl numbers increased significantly since last weeks count due to the sheet ice that has formed around the refuge.