Canada Goose--61 Ring-necked Duck--2 Common Merganser--11 Great Blue Heron--1 Bald Eagle--1 immature. First-year with very little white. Red-shouldered Hawk--2 Killdeer--3 Field Sparrow--2 Eastern Towhee--4 Red-winged Blackbird--1. Very scarce today.
Abrams Run Road:
Mud Lick Road access:
Killdeer--2 Eastern Bluebird--4
BURNSVILLE LAKE, Braxton County. The Little Kanawha River below the dam was flooding the low-lying land between the dam and Burnsville. Many riverside trees were surrounded by water.
Canada Goose--3 at marina
SUTTON LAKE, Braxton County. The Elk River was very high below the dam, but didn't appear to be flooding. No water birds at all.
Pond along Route 119 between Century and Volga in Barbour County:
Canada Goose--15 Red-winged Blackbird--10
TYGART LAKE, Barbour County. The sign reading Road Ends in Water was posted by the campground near Doe Run Impoundment, but the water had receded enough so one could get to the Pleasant Creek boat launch. Water came to within a foot of the road near Doe Run Impoundment, and there was some debris on the road and in the parking area.