Waterbird Count – 19 October

Hardcore west winds today made for lots of duck activity and poor visibility with which to identify said ducks. Regardless, a few cool things did come close enough to be identified; most notably American Wigeons, a Black Scoter, and a Tundra Swan lagging behind a group of Mutes.

Canada Goose – 8
Mute Swan – 6
Tundra Swan – 1
American Wigeon – 3
Mallard – 2
Redhead – 22
Aythya sp. – 55
White-winged Scoter – 22
Black Scoter – 1
Surf/Black Scoter – 1
Scoter sp – 12
Long-tailed Duck – 1
Common Merganser – 22
Red-breasted Merganser – 9
Duck sp. – 133
Common Loon – 3
Loon sp – 11
Horned Grebe – 3
Red-necked Grebe – 1
Double-crested Cormorant – 6
Ring-billed Gull – 9
Herring Gull – 2

Other species:
Northern Harrier – 3
Bald Eagle – 2
American Crow – 68

 

Like this article?

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on LinkedIn
Share on pinterest
Share on Pinterest
Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get notified about new articles

Login to your account

Job Opportunities

Executive Director Position Available