Date: 11/1/20 8:03 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 1, 2020
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State Park

Date: November 1,2020       

Time: 0645 to 0945

Weather: Cloudy, Lightto moderate rain showers, south becoming SW to 15 mph, waves 2 to 3 feet. Temp. 53 to 48 F

Comments:  Not much movement, but some premium birdsmade up for the lack of waterfowl abundance. An adult Little Gull spotted by Bob Scribner, fed for a while justoffshore, a Purple Sandpiper buzzed by and landed on the breakwater, then aRed-necked Grebe flew west past the watch. Julie Leonard, Roger Donn, Bob Scribner, and Jennifer Ferrick assistedwith the count.

 

Waterbirds recorded:

 Gadwall  17

Mallard  6

American Black Duck  3

Lesser Scaup  18

Surf Scoter  12

White-winged Scoter  1

Black Scoter  1

Long-tailed Duck  2

Bufflehead  12

Common Goldeneye  3

Hooded Merganser  2

Red-breastedMerganser  21

Horned Grebe  5

RED-NECKED GREBE  1

Black-belliedPlover  3

Dunlin  2

PURPLE SANDPIPER  1
LITTLE GULL  1 adultRed-throated Loon  1

Common Loon  60

Loon species  3

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