Waterbird Count, September 4

Quite possibly the slowest day I’ve had at McGulpin Point, not only this season but the spring as well. At least there were a number of raptors to look at,  many kettling over the UP but many crossing along the bridge, primarily Bald Eagles.

Canada Goose – 31
Mallard – 1
Common Merganser – 2
Common Loon – 4
Horned Grebe – 1
Common Loon – 4
Red-necked Grebe – 7
Double-crested Cormorant – 92

Turkey Vulture – 27
Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1
Bald Eagle – 25
Merlin – 1