Date: 10/30/20 12:28 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 30, 2020
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State Park

Date: October 30,2020       

Time: 0750 to 1020

Weather: Cloudy withsteady light to moderate rain, E becoming NNE to 15 mph, waves four feet. Temp. 43 F

Comments:  Light movement with most birds moving east.  Conditions were tough for viewing with a strongwind and rain in the face.  Highlight wastwo eastbound flocks of Brant moving just offshore. Julie Leonard and JenniferFerrick assisted during the early part of the count.

 

Waterbirds recorded:

 BRANT  32

Mallard  10

American Black Duck  3

Green-winged Teal  13

Scaup species  60

Surf Scoter  4

White-winged Scoter  9

Black Scoter  9

Surf/Black scoter  1

Long-tailed Duck  4

Bufflehead  45

Common Goldeneye  16

Hooded Merganser  2

Red-breastedMerganser  13

Black-belliedPlover  1

Sanderling  1

Dunlin  5

Common Loon  38

Loon species  7

Double-crestedCormorant  5

 Other birds flying acrossthe lake:

 Peregrine Falcon  1

Snow Bunting  1

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