As reported yesterday on IBET, the adult Lesser Black-backed Gull continued to be seen today at Rock Cut SP. It was with 30 or so Herring Gulls at the far east end of Pierce Lake, best viewed from the fishing pier at the Lion’s Club picnic area. There is some open water at the east end and it was on the edge of the ice and in the water around 1:30 p.m. Larry Balch saw it around 10:30 a.m.
At the west end at the dam is another area of open water. At 1:20 p.m. there were 3 Ruddy Ducks, 6 Common Goldeneye, and a male Lesser Scaup in the open water.