I was surprised to note the ice build-up of four days ago had all gone!
Brisk wind and air temperature of 25 degrees F made a wind-chill reading of
about 10 degrees F.
Lake Bomoseen-Castleton (2360 acres), Rutland, US-VT
Dec 17, 2011 9:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Comments: Temperature 25 degrees F. Water open again. Observations
made from 8 stations around the lake. Brisk north wind and snowing.
American Black Duck 2
Greater Scaup 1
Lesser Scaup 2
Common Goldeneye 196
Hooded Merganser 87 One large group of 75 and two smaller groups of 9
and 3. Actively feeding. Smaller groups with Buffleheads.
Common Merganser 10
Mourning Dove 2
Downy Woodpecker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 1
American Crow 8
Black-capped Chickadee 1
European Starling 36
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored) 17
Northern Cardinal 1
This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt)
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