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Species observed this year included common goldeneye, hooded and common merganser, green-winged teal, ruddy duck, pintail, hooded merganser, common merganser and northern shoveler.
The large lagoons at the facility attract a wide variety of waterfowl species, including up to 12,000 ruddy ducks and over 5,000 northern shovelers during spring and fall migration.
Northern shovelers, called spoonbills by most Louisiana anglers, were the only other species to improve from last year's numbers.
The pintails, widgeon and shovelers have departed south, but mallards, scoters and a few teal are still hanging in there.
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