Looks like confirmation that my post on a golden eagle, was in error due to the sighting of the roughy.
From: Jim Morris <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, January 1, 2012 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Double Eagle day
5 Bald Eagles from Burlington to Crown Point Jan 1, 2012
With Mike as my wingman we found 5 Bald Eagles on Lake Champlain:
1 Adult Shelburne Bay in tree on east shore
1 Juv. Long Point Ferrisburg flyby stirring the ducks up
1Juv, 1 Adult; Fort Cassin Rd in trees across otter creek
1 Adult at the new Crown Point Bridge, diving on the group of 300 mergansers, Ian was also found at the bridge.
also of note 1 Bluebird Ferrisburg
and a good look at 1 Ruff Legged Hawk on the end of a branch opposite Dead Creek Goose viewing area.
No Snowy Owl, No Snow Geese
From: Patrick Phillips <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sun, Jan 1, 2012 3:04 pm
Subject: [VTBIRD] Double Eagle day
Started off the new year spotting a mature Bald Eagle on the north shore of
North Hero and another on the South Hero side of the Sandbar causeway.