Friday, November 7, 2008

November 7, 2008

WEATHER: Cloudy and foggy, with temps in the low 50's and a light southeast wind.

WATERFOWL: Other then a decent LT Duck movement, things were slow again. 699 LT Ducks, 4 WW and 4 Black Scoters, 2 Common Goldeneye, 12 RB Merganser, and 6 Buffleheads.

SHOREBIRDS: A late Spotted Sandpiper circled the tip in the afternoon before join up with a Snow Bunting flock and heading south.

GULLS: The 1st winter Great-blacked Back Gull was around again today, along with 1 Bonaparte's Gull.

OTHERBIRDS: A adult Northern Goshawk made a couple passes around the tip today. 3 Lapland Longspur's were mixed in with a Snow Bunting flock.

The forecast for tomorrow is calling for cooler temps, rain, and southwest winds.

Good Birding,
Tim Baerwald
Waterbird Counter

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