Waterbird Count – 7 October

Rainy, calm, and warm throughout the count today. It was a very quiet day in terms of bird movement, but for twenty-one Surf Scoters that were heading west in several small groups throughout the day.

Surf Scoter – 21
White-winged Scoter – 5
Common Merganser – 11
Duck sp. – 17
Common Loon – 1
Horned Grebe – 1
Red-necked Grebe – 2
Double-crested Cormorant – 39
Ring-billed Gull – 4
Herring Gull – 3

Other species:
Bald Eagle – 1
Peregrine Falcon – 1
American Crow – 1