Date: 2/25/18 11:57 am
From: DAVID PATICK <patick...>
Subject: Rte. 2 Birding
Janet Keating, Mike Griffith and I did some birding this am in Cabell and Mason County in Rte. 2. The highlights of the day were first finding a White-winged Scoter at the RCB Locks in Apple Grove and then we found thousands of waterfowl in 2 flooded farmlands in Gallipolis Ferry. Some of the birds seen were:

Greenbottom WMA:

Ring-necked Duck-20

American Coot-20

Tree Swallow-25- FOS

RCB Locks:

White-winged Scoter- FOS

Greater Scaup-21

Hooded Merganser-8

Ruddy Duck-1

Horned Grebe-1

Gallipolis Ferry Gravel Pit:

Green-winged Teal-12


Greater Scaup-80


Red-breasted Merganser-1

Ruddy Duck-2

Horned Grebe-3

Gallipolis Ferry Farmlands- 2 separate areas with counts combined:

Northern Shoveler-2


American Wigeon-12+4

Green-winged Teal-25


American Black Duck-6


Ring-necked Duck-30+15

Greater Scaup-1500+20

Lesser Scaup-500


Common Goldeneye-4+6

Hooded Merganser-8

Northern Harrier-1


Horned Lark-20

David Patick,

Huntington, WV 25701
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