Notice of Aerial Bird Surveys - Low Flying Aircraft in Use

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Notice of Aerial Bird Surveys - Low Flying Aircraft in Use

A notice of aerial bird surveys by Yukon Delta National WIldlife Refuge.

Survey Dates

Late May to early June 2024.

Purpose of the survey

This survey is being done to estimate the breeding populations of waterfowl across North America. The
information collected will be used for making future management decisions.

Airplane description

Survey aircraft will be Cessna 206 on amphibious floats with tail numbers N721NR and N9623R.


Contact the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge at 1-800-621-5804 or 907-786-3644.

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