Date: 11/3/17 8:05 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for Nov. 1, 2017
Location: Sunset Point,Presque Isle State Park
Date: November 3, 2017
Time: 0745 to 1015
Weather: Cloudy becomingvariably cloudy, temp. 52 F, W becoming NW to 10 mph, waves two feet. Light tomoderate rain showers early.
Comments: It was a slowstart with poor visibility and when the rain stopped waterfowl began to movewith a decent showing of Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, and Long-tailedDuck. Birds were moving east andwest. Roger Donn assisted with the countfor a short while.

Waterbirds recorded:

Gadwall 5
American Wigeon 2
American Black Duck 14
Mallard 3
Northern Pintail 65 (one flock!)
Lesser Scaup 126
Surf Scoter 3
White-winged Scoter 2
Black Scoter 1
Long-tailed Duck 52
Bufflehead 93
Common Goldeneye 51
Red-breastedMerganser 56
Red-throated Loon 2
Common Loon 41
Horned Grebe 6
Double-crestedCormorant 85
Black-belliedPlover 5
Sanderling 3

Other bird flying alongthe lake:

Bald Eagle 1 imm.

Jerry McWilliams
Erie, Erie County, Pa.
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