It's a Juvenile Loon... a teenager if you will : )
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From: "Mitchell Harrison" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Is this a loon?
> 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
> 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