Waterbird Count, March 29

Compared to the hawk watch, my day was pretty slow. I did have a new arrival — a single Horned Grebe that flew in and landed in the Straits for a while. Good numbers of White-winged Scoters were moving. One highlight was a Merlin mercilessly diving at a Pine Siskin over the water, which managed to escaped.

Canada Goose – 15
Wood Duck – 2
Redhead – 2
White-winged Scoter – 107
Long-tailed Duck – 639
Common Goldeneye – 5
Common Merganser – 12
Red-breasted Merganser – 114
Unidentified duck sp. – 60
Horned Grebe – 1

Others:
Turkey Vulture – 40
Bald Eagle – 8
Merlin – 1

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