Monthly monitoring of Lake Bomoseen, (Hubbardton), an IBA, yielded the
following waterfowl and dependent species, (11/24/03): Canada goose (4), American
black duck (15), mallard (4), northern shoveler (1), hooded merganser (84),
ring-billed gull (7) and belted kingfisher (1).
In approximately six years of monitoring the northern portion of the lake
this is the observer's first record of northern shoveler.
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