I forgot to mention that this Shelduck is a male. Same bird as the one
recently seen in Westminster?
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Gregory Askew <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Visited Button Bay State Park just after sunrise this morning and was able
> to view the Ruddy Shelduck for about 10 minutes before it took off, heading
> northeast. There was a lot of traffic overhead--Canadas and Snows--and
> leaving Button Bay, so I'm not sure if the bird will return (perhaps he
> simply went for breakfast). Of course, there are plenty of other attractions
> to make a trip worth the while. There were loads of ducks this morning,
> Mergansers (Common)
> Am. Wigeon
> in addition to several hundred gulls (ring-billed)
> and a few remaining groups of Canada Geese.