Waterbird Count, April 13

Not quite the day that the hawk watch had, but I had decent numbers of waterbirds. The weather looks to be much warmer for the foreseeable future so I’m hoping for more and more movement.

Canada Goose – 73
Mallard – 8
Redhead – 194
Greater Scaup – 2
White-winged Scoter – 80
Unidentified scoter sp. – 31 (probably all White-winged)
Long-tailed Duck – 470
Common Goldeneye – 9
Hooded Merganser – 2
Common Merganser – 10
Red-breasted Merganser – 104
Unidentified duck sp. – 18
Common Loon – 4
Red-necked Grebe – 1
Double-crested Cormorant – 5

Otheres:
Turkey Vulture – 166
Northern Harrier – 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1
Bald Eagle – 14
Red-tailed Hawk – 134
Rough-legged Hawk – 2
Merlin – 1