The following birds of note were reported from Presque Isle S.P., Erie, Pa., unless noted otherwise.
Pacific Loon 1 juv.; Dec. 4 & 5; off the north pier lighthouse
King Eider 1 imm. male; Dec. 6; off the mouth of Walnut Creek
Red-necked Grebe 2; Dec. 5; north pier
Purple Sandpiper 1' Dec. 4; Gull Point
Pacific Loon 1; to at least Dec. 11; off Gull Point
Sanderling 1; through the week (latest recorded in Erie County); Gull Point
Purple Sandpiper 1; Dec. 11; Gull Point
Pacific Loon 1; periodically through the week; off Niagara boat launch
King Eider 1 first cycle male; Dec. 20; Sunset Point (waterbird count)
Red-necked Grebe 2; Dec. 19; off Niagara boat launch and the channel
Sanderling 1; through the week (late); Gull Point
Lesser Black-backed Gull 2; Dec. 18; Lake View Landfill, Summit Twp.
1; Dec. 19; foot of East Ave.
Glaucous Gull 1; Dec. 18; Lake View Landfill, Summit Twp.
Short-eared Owl 1; Dec. 14; Gull Point
Pacific Loon 2; to at least Jan. 1; between Niagara boat launch and Leo's landing, and off the north pier
Red-necked Grebe 1; to at least Dec. 23; off Niagara boat launch
Sanderling 1; to Dec. 25; Gull Point
Dunlin 1; Dec. 25; Gull Point
Snowy Owl 1; Dec. 23 & 24; Gull Point
1; Dec. 31; Gull Point
Lapland Longspur 1; Dec. 30; Gull Point
Common Redpoll 5; Dec. 26; over Gull Point Trail
20; Dec. 30; along the road to Beach 11
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