Waterbird Count, November 8

Strong NW wind made it feel much colder than it was, but it brought some decent movement. Aside from it being my best Bufflehead day, there wasn’t much of note. Overall, not a bad haul for the end of the season.

Gadwall – 11
American Wigeon – 1
Mallard – 6
Redhead – 257
Greater Scaup – 14
Greater/Lesser Scaup – 1
Aythya sp. – 1
White-winged Scoter – 21
Black Scoter – 1
Long-tailed Duck – 225
Bufflehead – 159
Common Goldenye – 22
Hooded Merganser – 1
Common Merganser – 2
Red-breasted Merganser – 32
duck sp. – 54
Red-throated Loon – 1
Common Loon – 12
Horned Grebe – 1
Red-necked Grebe – 1
Double-crested Cormorant – 1
Bonaparte’s Gull – 9

Bald Eagle – 1
Rough-legged Hawk – 1