The show isn't over in spite of days of excellent migrating weather. The Eurasian Green-winged Teal is still in the pond by the white barn.
> Middle Creek WMA (IBA) (Lancaster Co.), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US > Feb 28, 2017 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM > Protocol: Traveling > 4.0 mile(s) > Comments: Overcast, 58-61F. > 29 species > > Snow Goose 40000 PGC estimate > Cackling Goose 2 Paired; stayed together after several flushes of > Snow Goose flock. Remained embedded in Snow Goose flock; did not join > Canada Geese. One slightly larger than the other, but both smaller than > Snow Geese. Larger one had dark breast that looked slightly purplish in > some lights, small partial white neckband only on front of neck, > indistinct black chinstrap, fairly small white cheek patch. Short, thick > based bill, short slightly sloping forehead and squared crown gave it a > heavy headed look. Smaller bird had a light breast, fairly prominent > complete white neck ring broadest in front, fairly wide white cheek patch > with no chinstrap, and the head profile of a typical Richardson's type as > seen in this area. > Canada Goose 2000 PGC estimate > Tundra Swan 2500 PGC estimate > Gadwall 10 > American Wigeon 6 > American Black Duck 67 > Mallard 2 > Northern Shoveler 2 > Northern Pintail 42 > Green-winged Teal (American) 8 > Ring-necked Duck 14 > Greater Scaup 1 > Common Merganser 2 > Great Blue Heron 3 > Turkey Vulture 5 > Bald Eagle 2 > Red-tailed Hawk 2 > American Coot 6 > American Crow 43 > Eastern Bluebird 4 > American Robin 15 > Northern Mockingbird 1 > European Starling 30 > Song Sparrow 5 > Northern Cardinal 1 > Red-winged Blackbird 150 > Eastern Meadowlark 1 > Common Grackle 1 > > View this checklist online at > http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S34882170 > > This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/pa) > Rudy Keller Boyertown, PA Berks County