Waterbird Count – 22 September

Busier day today than yesterday. The weather was hot, calm, and hazy.  A few ducks came by in the morning, along with Red-necked Grebes and several flocks of geese. It was also a good day for Sharp-shins, with a steady trickle coming over throughout the count.
Canada Goose – 56
Redhead – 4
Greater Scaup – 1
White-winged Scoter – 1
Common Merganser – 26
Duck sp – 1
Common Loon – 3
Red-necked Grebe – 15
Double-crested Cormorant – 30
Ring-billed Gull – 120
Herring Gull – 20
Other species:
Sharp-shinned Hawk – 19
Bald Eagle – 1
Belted Kingfisher – 2
American Kestrel – 2
Blue Jay – 2
Black-capped Chickadee – 1
Red-breasted Nuthatch – 1
Monarch Butterfly – 3