Waterbird Count, April 8

Better weather brought poorer variety, with only 5 species of waterfowl. But at least there were more raptors today. Tomorrow’s weather looks about the same as today’s but even colder.

White-winged Scoter – 18
Long-tailed Duck – 324
Common Goldeneye – 2
Common Merganser – 15
Red-breasted Merganser – 82
Unidentified duck sp. – 12

Others:
Turkey Vulture – 17
Bald Eagle – 5
Red-tailed Hawk – 2
Rough-legged Hawk – 1
Merlin – 1