Date: 12/6/18 10:06 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for Dec. 6, 2018
Location: Walnut Creekaccess

Date: December 6, 2018    

Time:0725 to 0925

Weather: Cloudy, SW to 15mph, waves two to three feet, 30 F.

Comments:  A near record setting day for the number of 56eastbound Red-throated Loons. Ironically, no Common Loons were seen. The previoussingle day high for red-throats was set in 2005 with 63 birds.  There was a light movement of Red-breastedMergansers, but few other ducks.

Waterbirds recorded:

Mallard  2

Redhead  6

Greater Scaup  3

Lesser Scaup  12

Unidentified scaup  40

Surf Scoter  1

White-winged Scoter  2

Surf/Black scoter  3

Long-tailed Duck  11

Bufflehead  1

Common Goldeneye  11

Red-breastedMerganser  660

Red-throated Loon  56

Unidentified loon  3

Horned Grebe  1

Other bird moving alongthee lake:

Bald Eagle  1  Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
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