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Dark rainy day had a surprise for me at the Route 17 bridge by the 
Brilyea Access road.  A marsh wren was singing in the cattails just 
north of the bridge. 

Stops at bays and overlooks from Tri-town north to Fort Cassin were 
unproductive except for one small (8 birds) flyby of Goldeneyes.

Ian
> Location:     Dead Creek WMA IBA - Brilyea Access
> Observation date:     11/14/09
> Notes:     Marsh Wren singing in cattails just north of Route 17 bridge.  Red-winged Blackbirds in trees by bridge.  American Wigeons (male and female) 0.3 mile south on Brilyea access road. Persistent light rain under low clouds. 
> Number of species:     12
>
> American Wigeon     2
> Mallard     27
> Great Blue Heron     1
> Downy Woodpecker     1
> Hairy Woodpecker     1
> Northern Flicker     1
> Blue Jay     4
> Black-capped Chickadee     8
> Tufted Titmouse     5
> White-breasted Nuthatch     3
> Marsh Wren     1
> Red-winged Blackbird     39
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> Location:     Dead Creek WMA IBA
> Observation date:     11/14/09
> Notes:     Raining
> Number of species:     4
>
> Snow Goose     1000
> Mallard     36
> Red-tailed Hawk     1
> American Crow     2