Date: 11/17/20 9:24 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 17, 2020
Location: Walnut Creek access

Date: November 17,2020       

Time: 0710 to 0940

Weather: Cloudy, rainand snow showers, NNW wind to 30 mph, waves 3’ to 5’. Temp. 37 F

Comments: The only ducksmoving were Red-breasted Mergansers, all moving west.  A new daily high of Common Loons was reachedtoday when a conservative estimate of over 3500 birds passed overhead in just20 minutes beginning at 8:30 AM.  Theywere scattered throughout high overhead mainly moving in a SW direction.  The previous single-day high count was 1577set in 2008.  Presque Isle State Park wasstill closed due to storm damage.

  

Waterbirds recorded:

 Mallard  1

Scaup species  9

Bufflehead  14

Common Goldeneye  9

Red-breastedMerganser  810

Horned Grebe  4

Red-throated Loon  1

Common Loon  3550+
Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 
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