Tuesday, September 16, 2008

September 16, 2008

WEATHER: A pleasant day, with partly cloudy skies with a steady SW wind, and temps that ended in the mid 60's.

WATERFOWL: Diversity was pretty good today, with Mallard, Gadwall, BW Teal, GW Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Redhead, Greater and Lesser Scaup all moving south today. RT Loons made a good afternoon push, with 52 for the day. RN Grebe numbers are still low, with only 17 seen today.

SHOREBIRDS: Things are starting to wind down , with only 1 BB Plover, 2 Am. Golden Plover, 1 Baird's Sandpiper, and 11 Sanderlings present today.

OTHER BIRDS: Lapland Longspurs, Horned Larks and American Pipits were around the tip throughout the day, often feeding with in 20 ft. of the shack.

The forecast for tomorrow is calling for NW winds and sun.

Good Birding,

Tim Baerwald
Waterbird Counter

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