Date: 11/6/20 9:30 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 6, 2020
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State Park

Date: November 6,2020       

Time: 0645 to 0945

Weather: Variably cloudyto clear, SSW to 5 mph, waves one foot.  Temp. 56 to 64 F

Comments:  Not much in the way of waterfowl, butRed-winged Blackbirds were migrating across the lake from Canada by thehundreds.  Highlight was an eastboundAmerican Golden Plover.  Jennifer Ferrickassisted with the count.

 

Waterbirds recorded:

 American Wigeon  1

Mallard  6

Lesser Scaup  12

Scaup species  7

Surf Scoter  7

White-winged Scoter  2

Common Goldeneye  11

Hooded Merganser  2

Common Merganser  3

Red-breastedMerganser  21

Horned Grebe  10

AMERICAN GOLDENPLOVER  1

Sanderling  1

Dunlin  7

Red-throated Loon  3

Common Loon  27

Loon species  3

 Other birds moving acrossor along the lake:

 European Starling  4

American Goldfinch  12

Snow Bunting  36

Red-wingedBlackbird  8500+

Common Grackle  2

Yellow-rumpedWarbler  2

Small Passerine  6

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