Date: 10/26/18 8:19 am From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Subject: Erie County waterbird count for Oct. 26, 2018
Location: Walnut Creekaccess
Date: October 26, 2018
Time:0735 to 0905
Weather: Cloudy, temp.40 F, wind E to 5 mph, waves less than a foot.
Comments: Almost no movement close to shore, butoffshore at least two to three miles out there was a huge record breaking flockof scaup (mostly, if not all, Lesser Scaup) that periodically lifted off andcircled a few times before settling back down on the water. Every time the flock lifted off they movedeastward, often strung out for more than a mile.
Lesser Scaup 207
SCAUP species 25000+(mostly, if not all Lessers)
White-winged Scoter 1
Surf/Black Scoter 1
Common Loon 3
Horned Grebe 11
Other birds movingacross the lake:
Unidentified Passerine 2 Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>