Friday, October 10, 2008

WEATHER:Partly cloudy, with temps in the upper 60's and light WNW winds throughout the count.

WATERFOWL: There was a actual duck flight today, with over 3000 individuals of 18 species recorded, including; 2300+ Scaup, 213 Redheads, 18 Ring-necked Ducks, 134 Am. Wigeon, 120 WW Scoters, and 59 Surf Scoters. 148 RN Grebes, 31 Common and 10 RT Loons rounded out the waterbirds.

SHOREBIRDS:1 Am. Golden-Plover and 2 Sanderlings.

OTHERBIRDS: Similer to yesterday with 1 Northern Goshawk that buzzed the Shack, a female Black-backed Woodpecker on the Merlin Pole, and a Swamp Sparrow that flew into the Shack!

The forecast for tomorrow is calling for SE winds and partly cloudy skies.

Good Birding,
Tim Baerwald
Waterbird Counter

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