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.
Waterbirds recorded:
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
Monarch  1

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