Date: 11/2/18 7:32 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for Nov. 2, 2018
Location: Walnut Creekaccess

Date: November 2, 2018     

Time:0755 to 0955

Weather: Cloudy, 51 F,SW wind to 10 mph becoming WNW to 10 mph, occasional light drizzle, waves twofeet.

Comments: An improvementover the past few days, but most birds were far offshore.  Fortunately the air and water temperaturewere close enough that I had very clear viewing, making it possible to ID birdsat an optic power of 60X.  There was amostly westward movement of Horned Grebes. Lesser Scaup were moving in all directions.


 
Waterbirds recorded:


 
Mallard  3

Northern Pintail  1

Lesser Scaup  700

Surf Scoter  4

White-winged Scoter  4

Black Scoter  2

Surf/Black scoter  52

Bufflehead  6

Common Goldeneye  2

Red-breastedMerganser  77

Ruddy Duck  2

Red-throated Loon  1

Common Loon  6

Horned Grebe  141

Double-crestedCormorant  1


 
Other bird moving acrossthe lake:

 Unidentified Passerine  1  Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, Pa.jerrymcw@aolcom
 
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