Waterbird Count, April 20

Another new species for the season today — a male Blue-winged Teal. The male Black Scoter was still around today, again loafing with Red-breasted Mergansers. Hawks were sparse, I had more going south than going north.

Canada Goose – 11
Wood Duck – 1
Mallard – 9
Blue-winged Teal – 1
Redhead – 6
Greater/Lesser Scaup – 13
White-winged Scoter – 23
Black Scoter – 1
Long-tailed Duck – 591
Common Goldeneye – 3
Common Merganser – 12
Red-breasted Merganser – 64
Unidentified duck sp. – 2
Common Loon – 28
Double-Crested Cormorant – 55
Great Blue Heron – 2

Others:
Turkey Vulture – 8
Northern Harrier – 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk – 3
Bald Eagle – 3
Red-tailed Hawk – 1
Rough-legged Hawk – 1
Merlin – 1
Sandhill Crane – 3

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