Date: 10/8/19 7:00 am From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 8, 2019
Location: Sunset Point,Presque Isle State Park Date: October 8, 2019 Time:0715 to 0915 Weather: Variably cloudy, light SW wind, temp. 50 to 55 F, onshore lake calm. Comments: Very few ducks on the move. One large group of DCCO moved west while another larger group fed off of Gull Point and never left the area. Numerous Passerines were seen coming across the lake and about 50 % of them were taken down and eaten by gulls just before they made landfall.
Canada Goose 21American Wigeon 1Lesser Scaup 13Common Loon 1Double-crested Cormorant 1700 (actually moved west)Great Blue Heron 1
Other birds moving along or crossing the lake:
Bald Eagle 1Merlin 1Winter Wren 12
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2unidentified kinglet 13White-throated Sparrow 1Eastern Meadowlark 2unidentified Passerine 18
Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie Count, <Pa.jerrymcw...>