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David Gusakov <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 26 Oct 2003 21:26:08 +0800
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Hi Carl,

I bird at Dead Creek a lot. I'd love to know where the water plant, Jersey
St. and Potash Bay sites are.

David Gusakov,
Bristol





on 10/27/03 1:26 AM, Carl J. Anderson at [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Sunday 10/25:  Great day for birding around dead creek.
> Some highlights...
>
> 'thousands' of snow geese close to road at viewing area including several
> dressy
> dark morph 'blue geese'
>
> brilyea access near rt 17:
> 30+ green-winged teal mixed with blacks and mallards
> several light and dark morphed rough-legged hawks
>
> At tri-town water plant:
> 10 drake long tailed ducks,
> several common loons, a northern mockingbird flitting about with chickadees
> and
> juncos.
>
> At Jersey st fishing access:
> 6 drake gadwall and several females mixed with canda geese, snow geese, common
> meragansers and mallards.
> 1 Female northern harrier
>
> At Potash Bay: a raft (100+/-) of white-winged and black scoters (another
> birder
> told me he had seen surf scoters there as well, but I was unable to verify).
> Nice close up looks at 5 horned grebes.
>
> Button Bay boat access:  More scoter sp., 3 greater yellowlegs
>
> Carl Anderson

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