Waterbird Count, October 26

Waterbird activity was a bit slow today, aside from Long-tailed Ducks. I had my first-of-the-season Great Black-backed Gull soar by headed west. A handful of raptors alleviated the lack of movement in the afternoon.

American Black Duck – 2
Mallard – 8
Redhead – 4
White-winged Scoter – 12
Long-tailed Duck – 515
Common Goldeneye – 2
Common Merganser – 5
Red-breasted Merganser – 8
duck sp. – 173
Common Loon – 4
Horned Grebe – 3
Red-necked Grebe – 1
Double-crested Cormorant – 2
Great Black-backed Gull – 1

Turkey Vulture – 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1
Bald Eagle – 2
Red-tailed Hawk – 20
Rough-legged Hawk – 5

Snow Buntings, 10/26/16

Snow Buntings, 10/26/16