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Assessing Breeding Populations of Ducks by Ground Counts

Table 1


Table 1. Size distribution of pond basins, acreage, and shore-line distances of the two study blocks at full supply level of water.

Range acerage of pond basins (acres) Roseneath Study Area, 895 acres Kindersley Study Area, 6,720 acres
Total number of basins in size range Total acreage Total shore line (feet) Total number of basins in size range Total acreage Total shore line (feet)
0.01 - 0.10 35 2.18 6,765 5 .038 1,149
0.11 - 0.50 82 17.50 26,235 52 14.03 19,670
0.51 - 1.00 24 18.17 16,484 27 18.99 17,428
1.01 - 1.50 17 21.44 17,045 7 8.44 6,363
1.51 - 2.00 6 9.95 6,831 3 5.03 3,187
2.01 - 2.50 6 13.93 9,108 1 2.14 1,457
2.51 - 3.00 4 11.26 5,726 1 2.65 1,712
3.01 - 4.00 5 17.58 9,537 7 24.52 13,330
4.01 - 5.00 1 4.75 3,036 1 4.84 1,821
5.01 - 10.00 0 - - 2 13.99 4,752
10.01 - 50.00 1 10.51 3,861 5 136.32 32,154
50.01 - 100.00 0 - - 1 83.07 9,689
>100.00 0 - - 2 330.14 22,219
Total 181 127.27 104,628 (19.82 miles) 114 644.54 124,926 (25.56 miles)

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