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A passel (?) of TV's over Canal St. in Bratt this afternoon . . . just in
time for the coldest weather of the season.

Debra


----- Original Message -----
From: BoB <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 7:18 AM
Subject: Saturday sightings


> Hi all,
>
>   A brief trip to the old railway bed in Colchester yielded the
> following: a small group of RING-NECKED DUCKS (3 drake, one female) who
> had no care for birders and were more concerned with strutting their
> stuff for the female, one (perhaps two, couldn't tell if they were the
> same bird) BALD EAGLE, a horde of GREATER SCAUP and COMMON GOLDENEYE.
> Within the scaup and goldeneye were three BARROW'S GOLDENEYE (1 drake)
> who were very nicely observed due to the beautiful sunny day and calm
> waters.  A CAROLINA WREN was heard calling (another was also heard in
> Red Rocks Park) as well as RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS.  Other indications of
> spring included BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEES not giving a hoot for birders,
> buzzing us a couple of times and found only in pairs.  AMERICAN
> GOLDFINCH, CEDAR WAXWINGS, AMERICAN ROBINS, and perhaps a small flock of
> COMMON REDPOLLS finished out the morning.
>
> BoB
>