Waterbird Count – 26 August

Exciting day at the waterbird count today! Had some good diversity and several new species for the season today. Darrell Lawson joined me for a few hours, and we had some Mute Swans and the first Redhead of the season come by. Shortly after he left I had a group of around 40 ducks on the horizon, which is the first migrating group that I’ve seen. In the afternoon I had a few raptors starting to come over,  and a few passerines hanging around the camp site.

 

Canada Goose – 11

Mute Swan – 2

Redhead – 1

Hooded Merganser – 4

duck sp – 40

Common Loon – 4

Red-necked Grebe – 1

Double-crested Cormorant – 34

Ring-billed Gull – 1

Herring Gull – 49

 

other species:

Turkey Vulture – 4

Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1

Bald Eagle – 3

Merlin – 1

Red-eyed Vireo – 4

Blue Jay – 3

American Crow – 4

Monarch Butterfly – 2

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