Date: 3/1/17 4:39 pm
From: Rudolph Keller <rckeller...>
Subject: E. Wigeon, hybrid, Berks
Lake Ontelaunee (IBA), Berks, Pennsylvania, US
Mar 1, 2017 1:50 PM - 4:20 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.0 mile(s)
Comments: One downpour, but otherwise overcast, light sw wind, 61-64F.
42 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose 64
Mute Swan 5
Tundra Swan 4
Gadwall 18
Eurasian Wigeon 1 Continuing drake on West Shore Dr.
American Wigeon 131
American Black Duck 4
Mallard 14
Gadwall x Mallard (hybrid) 1 Almost certainly the same drake seen here
2/22/17; see that checklist. Still swimming with female Gadwall and keeping
two male Gadwalls at bay with lunging threat displays.
Northern Pintail 91
Green-winged Teal (American) 17
Redhead 4
Ring-necked Duck 102
Lesser Scaup 12
Bufflehead 15
Hooded Merganser 44
Common Merganser 700
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Great Blue Heron 3
Black Vulture 2
Turkey Vulture 16
Bald Eagle 1
Ring-billed Gull 45
Herring Gull 3
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 23
Mourning Dove 8
Belted Kingfisher 1
Hairy Woodpecker 1
American Crow 5
Fish Crow 1
Carolina Chickadee 1
Tufted Titmouse 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
Winter Wren 2
Carolina Wren 2
Eastern Bluebird 5
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 5
Song Sparrow 2
Northern Cardinal 1
Red-winged Blackbird 2
Common Grackle 1
House Finch 35


Rudy Keller
Boyertown, PA
Berks County
 
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