The winter period was a wet one, but there were only 2 light snows and only a few days when the reservoir was ice-locked. Throughout the fall and winter of 1964-65, Wheeler Refuge’s duck numbers were approximately equal to those of the previous season, peaking at 56,000.
Author: Thomas Z. Atkeson
Volume Number: 13 Year Published: 1965
Issue Number: 1
Page Number: 11
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1965/Vol 13 No. 1_1965_p11.pdf
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