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Poor Man’s Pelagic – March 20, 2021

Leaders: Melissa Roach, Mary Watkins, Janet Crawford, Alan Crawford

Temp: 58°F

Winds:  12 mph

Weather Conditions: sunny

 

Cape May Lewes Ferry – NJ Waters – 12:49 PM

25 species

SpeciesCount
Brant40
Surf Scoter50
White-winged Scoter2
Black Scoter15
Surf/Black Scoter15
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)40
American Oystercatcher1
Killdeer1
Sanderling1
Dunlin100
Purple Sandpiper4
Ring-billed Gull4
Herring Gull20
Great Black-backed Gull3
Red-throated Loon11
Common Loon1
Northern Gannet28
Double-crested Cormorant2
Turkey Vulture7
Northern Harrier1
Cooper’s Hawk1
Bald Eagle1
Red-tailed Hawk1
Fish Crow4
European Starling3
House Sparrow2

 

 

Cape May Lewes Ferry – DE Waters – 1:50 PM

15 species

SpeciesCount
Surf Scoter55
Black Scoter20
Surf/Black Scoter10
Bufflehead8
Red-breasted Merganser18
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)10
Laughing Gull1
Ring-billed Gull2
Herring Gull100
Great Black-backed Gull5
gull sp.100
Red-throated Loon22
Common Loon2
Northern Gannet35
Double-crested Cormorant50
Osprey2
Bald Eagle1

 

Cape May Lewes Ferry – NJ Waters – 3:23 PM

20 species

SpeciesCount
Brant40
Surf Scoter25
Black Scoter18
Surf/Black Scoter10
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)40
Sanderling1
Dunlin100
Purple Sandpiper4
Bonaparte’s Gull3
Ring-billed Gull6
Herring Gull14
Great Black-backed Gull1
Red-throated Loon13
Common Loon1
Northern Gannet7
Black Vulture2
Turkey Vulture5
Fish Crow2
Northern Mockingbird1
Song Sparrow3
Northern Cardinal2
New Jersey Audubon