Date: 10/7/19 8:14 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie Count Waterbird count for October 7, 2019
Location: Sunset Point,Presque Isle State Park Date: October 7, 2019         Time:0715 to 0915 Weather:  Cloudy, SW wind to 5 mph, temp. 55 F, waves less then a foot.  Comments:  A nice species diversity this morning.  Most waterfowl were moving west.  Landbirds were flying directly across the lake.  One of the Winter Wrens was captured in the air by a Ring-billed Gull just before it reached land.  Jennifer Ferrick assisted me during the final 45 minutes of the count.
 
Waterbirds recorded:
Canada Goose  5Wood Duck  1American Wigeon  19American Black Duck  2Mallard  6Blue-winged Teal  6Northern Shoveler  10Northern Pintail  2Green-winged Teal  8Lesser Scaup  51Surf/Black Scoter  2Hooded Merganser  1Red-breasted Merganser  1Common Loon  2
Other birds moving along or over the lake:
Bald Eagle  2Merlin  3American Crow  5Winter Wren  2unidentified Passerine  3

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 
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