Date: 11/3/19 9:29 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 3, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 3, 2019Time:  0645 to 0945Weather: Mostly cloudy, quick rain shower, West wind at 5 mph increasing to 20 mph, waves about 4 to 5', 38 FComments:  There was a heavy movement of scaup at first light and a good number of other species of waterfowl, most moving west.  There was also a heavy movement of Red-winged Blackbirds flying in from the north over the lake.  One flock consisted of at least a thousand birds.  Lots of help this morning with Jennifer Ferrick, Justin Berkheimer, Sam Stull, Bob Scibner, Roger Donn, and Joe Susi. Waterbirds recorded:
Gadwall  22American Wigeon  11American Black Duck  11Mallard  7Northern Pintail  102Green-winged Teal  6Ring-necked Duck  1Greater Scau  14Lesser Scau  125unidentified scaup  3000Surf Scoter  11White-winged Scoter  7Black Scoter  3Surf/Black scoter  10Long-tailed Duck  3Bufflehead  31Common Goldeneye  8Hooded Merganser  1Red-breasted Merganser  28Ruddy Duck  1Red-throated Loon  5Common Loon  49unidentified loon  3Double-crested Cormorant  100Dunlin  11Common Tern  3
Other birds moving over the lake:
Peregrine Falcon  1Snow Bunting  1Red-winged Blackbird  1700+

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