Waterbird Count – 18 September

Had a cold front last night that kicked some waterbirds into action this morning. High numbers of Common Mergansers and a Greater Scaup were the highlights, but had some decent eagle movement into the afternoon as well.

Greater Scaup – 1
Common Merganser – 63
Duck sp. – 1
Common Loon – 5
Double-crested Cormorant – 27
Ring-billed Gull – 30
Herring Gull – 10

Other species:
Turkey Vulture – 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1
Bald Eagle – 1
Blue Jay – 1
American Crow – 2
Common Raven – 2
Black-capped Chickadee – 2
American Pipit – 1
Monarch Butterfly – 16