That is a loon in winter plumage.
From: Merrie Perron <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, January 1, 2012 5:57 PM
Subject: [VTBIRD] Is this a loon?
I'm not very good with birds in the water. Saw this on our First Day Hike in
Ferrisburgh (sponsored by Vt. State Parks) in a cove near Ferrisburgh Town
Beach. Someone suggested it was a Merganser, but I thought it looked more
like a loon even though it wasn't black.
Merrie Perron, North Ferrisburgh