Date: 11/1/19 7:55 am From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 1, 2019
Location: Walnut Creek accessDate: November 1, 2019Time: 0745 to 1015Weather: Cloudy, WNW wind to 40 mph, temp. 42 F, waves 6' to 8' falling to 4' or 5'Comments: Presque Isle S.P. was closed due to downed trees and high water from the overnight storm, Light waterfowl movement, and the few flocks seen moving west were too far out to identify. There was a good flight of westbound Dunlin. There were also a few samll groups of Bonaparte's flying east. Justin Berkheimer and Jennifer Ferrick assisted with the count.
Gadwall 2American Wigeon 2American Black Duck 3Mallard 3Green-winged Teal 20unidentified scaup 18Surf/Black scoter 1Common Goldeneye 2Hooded Merganser 9Common Merganser 1Red-breasted Merganser 1Common/Red-breasted merganser 2Common Loon 15Black-bellied Plover 1Sanderling 2Dunlin 264Bonaparte's Gull 200+
Other birds moving along the lake:
Turkey Vulture 6