Date: 11/2/19 8:55 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 2, 2019
Location:  Walnut Creek accessDate:  November 2, 2019Time:  0740 to 1050Weather: Cloudy, SW wind to 10 mph, temp. 38 to 40 F,waves 1’ to 2’Comments:  The eastern half of Presque Isle S.P. wasstill closed this morning with continued clean-up from storm damage.  Viewing conditions much better thanyesterday, but birds were still far offshore making ID of distant waterfowlchallenging.  More than 70% of birds wereeastbound.  Most distant birds werelikely scaup, since that was the predominant species observed withinidentifiable range.  Highlight thismorning was a distant westbound jaeger. Jennifer Ferrick and Justin Berkheimer assisted with the count. Waterbirds recorded: Canada Goose  3Tundra Swan  2Gadwall  7American Black Duck  15Mallard  38Lesser Scaup  2012Unidentified scaup  920+Surf Scoter  6White-winged Scoter  6Black Scoter  1Surf/Black scoter  27Bufflehead  5Common Goldeneye  25Hooded Merganser  14Common Merganser  10Red-breastedMerganser  71Red-throated Loon  1Common Loon  185Double-crestedCormorant  10Dunlin  6PARASITIC/POMARINEJAEGER  1 Other birds moving overor along the lake: Bald Eagle  1Unidentified Passerine  2

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
Join us on Facebook!