Date: 1/1/19 2:44 pm
From: DAVID PATICK <patick...>
Subject: New Years birding
Gary Rankin, Mike Griffith, Janet Keating and I did our traditional New Years day birding. We saw a total of 57 species and the highlights of the day were 5 Tundra Swans and a flock of 100 American pipits seen in Mason County. Some of the findings include the following:


Ducks:

Gadwall-2 at RCB Locks

Canvasback- 70 at RCB Locks

Lesser Scaup-1 at RCB Locks

Bufflehead-4 at RCB Locks

Hooded Merganser-1 at RCB Locks

Ring-necked Duck-7 in Gallipolis Ferry

Ruddy Duck-2 in Gallipolis Ferry

Pied-billed Grebe-1 at Shady Waters Campground


Rte. 35 Mason County;

Tundra Swan-5 see link below to pic

https://www.flickr.com/photos/33983732@N02/32687690158/in/dateposted/

American Pipit-100

Peregrine Falcon-1


Silver Memorial Bridge:

Peregrine Falcon-1


RCB Locks:

American Tree Sparrow-3

Herring Gull


Greenbottom:

Fox Sparrow-2



David Patick,

Huntington, WV 25701
 
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