Date: 10/30/17 8:10 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for Oct. 30, 2017
Location: Sunset Point,Presque Isle State Park
Date: October 30, 2017
Time: 0745 to 1015
Weather: Cloudy tomostly cloudy, temp. 45 F, WNW to 25 mph, waves six to seven feet.
Comments: Not the bigpush of birds and no zingers, but still a nice variety. Roger Donn assisted with the count.

Waterbirds recorded:

Canada Goose 6
Gadwall 5
American Wigeon 6
American Black Duck 3
Mallard 2
Northern Pintail 9
Green-winged Teal 2
Lesser Scaup 176
Surf Scoter 13
White-winged Scoter 4
Black Scoter 3
Surf/Black scoter 12
Long-tailed Duck 2
Common Goldeneye 2
Red-breastedMerganser 32
Red-throated Loon 3
Common Loon 23
Horned Grebe 2
Double-crestedCormorant 5
Black-belliedPlover 2
Sanderling 2

Other birds moving overor along the lake:

Bald Eagle 1 imm.
Merlin 1
American Tree Sparrow 1

Jerry McWilliams
Erie, Erie County, pa.
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