Waterbird Count – 5 October

Busiest morning for ducks yet today, with a strong northwest wind throughout the day. While many flocks were far out and are recorded as duck sp., the vast majority of closer flocks were Redheads. A good number of White-winged Scoters were moving today as well, along with the first few Gadwall of the season. Loons were moving in smaller numbers today than yesterday, and the only raptors moving were two Northern Harriers.

Canada Goose – 2
Gadwall – 4
Dabbling duck sp. – 10
Redhead – 470
White-winged Scoter – 35
Common Merganser – 18
Duck sp. – 1758
Common Loon – 8
Loon sp. – 11
Red-necked Grebe – 5
Double-crested Cormorant – 13
Ring-billed Gull – 6
Herring Gull – 4

Other species:
Northern Harrier – 2
American Crow – 4
American Pipit – 5
Monarch Butterfly – 1


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