Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory

Headquarters at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve

Southeastern Wisconsin Conservation Summit

Fall 2015 Waterbird Watch Has Ended, Over 160,000 Birds Counted

WGLBBO Waterbird Watch Fall 2015 Results

Top 10 species tallies and grand total for this fall's WGLBBO Waterbird Watch, on the Lake Michigan shore in Ozaukee County:

  • Red-breasted Merganser – 100,658
  • Ring-billed Gull – 22,238
  • Herring Gull – 10,670
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 6,455
  • Canada Goose –4,687
  • Mallard – 2,545
  • Bonaparte's Gull – 2,014
  • Pine Siskin –1,668
  • Lesser Scaup – 1,580
  • Redhead – 786

Total for all species – 164,991

Thanks to Calvin Brennan for his good work again this fall!

The Waterbird Watch starts again on March 1, 2016. 

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