Waterbird Count, March 23

Pretty slow day despite decent conditions. Variety and numbers were mediocre. Canada Geese were on the move and 4 Mute Swans were my first for the count. Tomorrow’s forecast of snow and strong winds sounds pretty dismal.

Canada Goose – 80
Mute Swan – 4
Redhead – 3
Unidentified Aythya sp. – 150
Common Goldeneye – 5
Common Merganser – 26
Red-breasted Merganser – 73
Unidentified duck sp. – 149

Others:
Bald Eagle – 7
Northern Harrier – 1
Merlin – 1
Sandhill Cranes – 2