Date: 10/31/20 9:07 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 31, 2020
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State Park

Date: October 31,2020       

Time: 0745 to 1045

Weather: Cloudy, lighteast wind, waves one foot.  Temp. 38 to 43 F

Comments:  Birds were moving both east and west inmodest numbers.  A few cormorants weremoving across the lake from Canada.  BobScribner and Russ States assisted with the count.

 

Waterbirds recorded:

 Canada Goose  13

Tundra Swan  4

Mallard  20

Lesser Scaup  21

Scaup species  33

Surf Scoter  10

White-winged Scoter  9

Black Scoter  11

Surf/Black scoter  6

Long-tailed Duck  4

Bufflehead  70

Common Goldeneye  42

Hooded Merganser  22

Red-breastedMerganser  70

Horned Grebe  52

Black-bellied Plover  4

Sanderling  5

Red-throated Loon  2

Common Loon  27

Loon species  11

Double-crestedCormorant  280

 Other birds moving alongor over the lake:

 Bald Eagle  1

Snow Bunting  19

Small Passerine  2

Red-winged Blackbird  500

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