Date: 11/14/20 7:51 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 14, 2020
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State Park

Date: November 14,2020       

Time: 0700 to 1000

Weather: Cloudy becomingpartly cloudy, W wind to 10 mph, one to two foot waves.  Temp. 40 F

Comments: The first bigmovement of Red-breasted Mergansers all moving west.  Loons were also moving mainly west as well asa few scaup.  Tundra Swans were moving acrossthe lake from Canada.  Highlight was aPurple Sandpiper that flew west just offshore near the beginning of the watch.  Jennifer Ferrick and Roger Donn assisted withthe count.

 

Waterbirds recorded:

 Tundra Swan  175

Mallard  1

American Black Duck  6

Ring-necked Duck  9

Greater Scaup  3

Lesser Scaup  142

Scaup species  122

Surf Scoter  7

White-winged Scoter  6

Black Scoter  2

Surf/Black scoter  5

Long-tailed Duck  1

Bufflehead  4

Common Goldeneye  3

Hooded Merganser  10

Red-breastedMerganser  1238

Horned Grebe  11

PURPLE SANDPIPPER  1

Red-throated Loon  25

Common Loon  102

Loon species  7

 Other bird moving alongthe lake:

 Bald Eagle  1

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