Date: 1/22/18 11:28 am From: August Mirabella <00000010a3d6847b-dmarc-request...> Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) (1/14-1/20)
All, The birders and reported birds were again in short supply. The species count was 59. The lake was still mostly iced over. Highlights included; 1 Snow Goose 2 Cackling Goose 1/16 and probably daily in the mob of 1000s of geese. 9 duck species including: 3 Red-breasted Mergansers 1/14 (photo) 27 Wild Turkeys 1/14 but likely daily on the Sailor's Point farm fields Bald Eagle- at least 3 daily 1 Red-shouldered Hawk 1/14 1 Merlin 1/19 Lesser Black-backed Gulls as usual Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, E. Bluebird, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Eastern Towhee, &, Amer. Tree Sparrow, were all reported this week.