Good to get your records, but I miss having you come by. Thus I look
forward to the spring thaw. Best, Karan
(Oh, did I tell you that Margaret Fowle is coming in the spring to do a
habitat assessment? I think the neighbors also are interested, so we may
have a substantial swath of land for her to walk. All due to you, so
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 6:27 AM, Ian A. Worley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At the Champlain Bridge yesterday there continued to be larger numbers of
> birds, though little variety. Ice has melted back to the bridge from the
> north and an open channel extends under the bridge and a 1000 feet to the
> southeast beyond.
> Also, there were 922 Canada Geese jam packed together on a wee bit of ice
> at Lake Dunmore. A Common Loon and 19 Mallards rounded out the waterfowl.
> Champlain Bridge, Addison, US-VT
> Jan 11, 2012 1:55 PM - 2:33 PM
> Protocol: Stationary
> 9 species (+1 other taxa)
> Mallard 15
> Greater Scaup 19
> Lesser Scaup 94
> Greater/Lesser Scaup 494 Raft at some distance. Careful count.
> Long-tailed Duck 1 With scaup. Possibly the same bird
> seen with scaup 12-31-2011 nearby at DAR Park.
> Common Goldeneye 3164 Three large rafts and several smaller groups.
> Careful count.
> Common Merganser 35
> Bald Eagle 1
> Herring Gull 2
> Great Black-backed Gull 1