Sunday, January 18, 2015

Fwd: waterfowl count - north brooklyn team

Leader Mike Yuan

-----Original Message-----
From: mjyuan@
To: Peter Dorosh
Sent: Sat, Jan 17, 2015 4:06 pm
Subject: waterfowl count - north brooklyn

Hi Peter-

Pleasant weather but not so birdy today.  Nary a loon or grebe.  Great to have access to two new locations this year - Brooklyn Army Terminal 58th st Pier and the new Bush Terminal Piers Park.  

Birders: Bob Washburn, HJ Kim, Alie Ratay, and Heather Wolf 

Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Bush Terminal Piers Park, various spots around Red Hook, Ikea/Erie Basin, and the Columbia Street Pier.  

Day totals:

Brant 169
Canada Goose 97
Gadwall 51
Eurasian Wigeon 1  Continuing at Bush Terminal Piers Park
American Wigeon 13
American Black Duck 22
Mallard 93
American Black Duck/Mallard 1
Northern Shoveler 1
Greater Scaup 81
Lesser Scaup 44
Bufflehead 115
Red-breasted Merganser 11
Ruddy Duck 34
Double-crested Cormorant 9
Great Cormorant 2 - Bush Terminal, Van Brunt St Pier,
Ring-billed Gull 349
Herring Gull 89
Great Black-backed Gull 11
Rock Pigeon 28
Peregrine Falcon 1  Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1
American Crow 1
Fish Crow 1
American Robin 1
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 12
White-throated Sparrow 2
House Sparrow 21