Presque Isle report

Jerry McWilliams, of PA:

Date: October 25, 2011
Location: Sunset Point at Presque Isle State Park
Time: 7:25 to 9:25 AM
Weather: clear, light south wind, temp. 40 to 48 F. Waves two to three feet.
Comments: Movement was rather light. A distant flock of small terns, too far to
identify, were heading west. Highlight was the adult Little Gull moving west
with a loose group of about 50 Bonaparte’s Gulls. Nearly all ducks and loons
were moving west.

Waterbirds recorded:

Canada Goose—16
Greater Scaup—1
Lesser Scaup—318
Surf Scoter—8
Surf/Black scoter—10
White-winged Scoter—1
Black Scoter—1
Red-breasted Merganser—48
Red-throated Loon—2
Common Loon—16
Horned Grebe—1
Double-crested Cormorant—71
Black-bellied Plover—1
Common/Forster’s tern—10


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