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.
Waterbirds recorded:
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

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