Table 1. Number of collared animals by season. The eight seasons of a model year run from calving in the calendar year through spring of the following calendar year, i.e., calving in model year 1985 represents June 1985, while spring migration represents April/May 1986.

Caribou movement year Calving Post-
calving
Early
summer
Mid-
summer
Early fall Rut Winter Spring
1985 8 7 7 8 8 8 7 7
1986 5 5 10 5 5 5 8 10
1987 10 10 10 11 11 10 15 12
1988 16 17 15 14 13 15 13 12
1989 20 19 20 21 21 20 17 12
1990 10 10 10 8 8 4 4 3
1991 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3
1992 12 12 11 11 11 11 10 8
1993 8 8 7 8 8 8 8 8
1994 7 6 7 6 5 4 4 2
1995 1 1 - 1 - - - -
1996 - - - - - - - -
1997 - - - - - - 8 10
1998 9 9 8 9 9 7 7 7
1999 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 8
2000 4 6 6 8 8 8 8 8
2001 7 8 8 8 8 8 7 8
2002 6 8 8 8 8 8 8 10
2003 9 - - - - - - -