In spite of intimidating weather, a nice gathering of waterfowl!
Cheers, Roy Pilcher
Lake Bomoseen-Castleton (2360 acres), Rutland, US-VT
Dec 9, 2013 8:25 AM - 10:55 AM
Comments: Temperature 27 degrees F. Some snow and sleet. Minimal ice,
surprisingly! Observations from various stations around the lake.
Canada Goose 4
Ring-necked Duck 4
Bufflehead 24 A single group. leisurely diving, separate from the goldeneye
Common Goldeneye 186 In a mixed group with Mallard and Hooded Merganser.
Hooded Mergansers tended to remain as a homogeneous subgroup.
Hooded Merganser 86 Largest single group numbered 57.
Common Merganser 41
Common Loon 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 3
Hairy Woodpecker 2
Pileated Woodpecker 2 Working adjacent dead trees.
Blue Jay 4
American Crow 6
Common Raven 1
Black-capped Chickadee 6
Tufted Titmouse 1
White-breasted Nuthatch 3
American Robin 1
European Starling 12
American Tree Sparrow 4
Dark-eyed Junco 13
Northern Cardinal 2
House Finch 1
American Goldfinch 2
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