Hillsdale Waterfowl Report -
Waterfowl Numbers Good numbers and good diversity of waterfowl. Spring migration is underway. Waterfowl were primarily using area wetlands and included mallard, pintail, shoveller, blue and green-winged teal, gadwall, common and hooded merganser, ruddy duck, and Canada goose.
Water Level

Antioch Wetland - 2/3 full. Excellent forage plants (smartweed, arrowhead, duckweed)

Browns Wetland, Upper pool - Drained for repairs.

Browns Wetland, Lower pool - Half full. Excellent forage plants (millet and smartweed)

Youth-Mentor Wetland - 3/4 full. Excellent forage plants (millet and smartweed)

Hillsdale Lake - About 1.5 feet below normal pool (See Army Corps Daily Report). Mud flats exposed near the waterfowl refuge.

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