Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory

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Waterbird Watch

April 2 Waterbird Watch Tally

The spring 2015 WGLBBO Waterbird Watch tally as of April 2:

  • Long-tailed Duck – 38,879
  • Greater Scaup – 11,082
  • Red-breasted Merganser – 10,523
  • Mallard – 3,818
  • Herring Gull – 3,035
  • Ring-billed Gull – 2,525
  • Canada Goose – 2,066
  • Common Goldeneye – 1,640
  • Lesser Scaup – 1,200
  • Green-winged Teal – 983

Since March 1st to April 2nd, the total number for all species is 81,729, with 70 overall migrant species and 41 water birds represented.

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