Lesser Scaup at CF Today!

Rob Fanning Report 102312

Rob sez:

The female EURASIAN WIGEON has returned to Darlington Lake in Mahwah for its 3rd fall/early winter. I originally discovered this bird on 21 Nov. 2010.

It was first reported yesterday by Doug Morel and it has also been seen today. It was with a small group of American Wigeon (13) A drake Gadwall and Great Blue Heron were also present.

 Highlights at the Allendale Celery Farm this morning incl. 2 flyover PIPITS, a drake L. SCAUP, RUSTY BLACKBIRD (2), Hermit Thrush, Palm Warbler, Osprey, and Cooper's Hawk (3+).

The Wildlife Center in Wyckoff produced by first of season FOX SPARROW (2), a FIELD SPARROW, a flock of 8 BLUEBIRDS, a BLUE-HEADED VIREO, Palm Warbler, Phoebe, and both Kinglets.

PURPLE FINCHES and SISKINS continue daily and were seen at both locations, incl. an adult male at the CF.  (Thanks, Rob!)