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Thats because it is a domestic escapee.  

 

It's somewhere in Sibley's.

Brian Webster
Stratford, CT
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> Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 19:05:00 -0800
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Ruddy Shelduck
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 
> Don,
>  
> I'm showing my ignorance here.  Give me some details on the Shelduck.  I found nothing at the Cornell website or in field guides.
>  
> Mitch Harrison
> 
> --- On Fri, 3/12/10, Don Clark <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> 
> From: Don Clark <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Ruddy Shelduck
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Date: Friday, March 12, 2010, 9:30 PM
> 
> 
> They tend to go back and forth between the Sojourns field and the one east between the railroad tracks and the Conn. River. The Shelduck flew off a number of times while I was there only to return a while later.
> Don
> 
> On Mar 12, 2010, at 8:33 PM, Ken Cox wrote:
> 
> > I left work and got there around 4 pm today.  Saw one Greater White-fronted
> > Goose among the large number of Canadas.  No shelduck.  Sped home to get
> > spotting scope and when I got back there most of the geese had left,
> > including the White-fronted.
> > 
> > Ken
> > 
> > On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 8:22 PM, Mike Resch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > 
> >> Did anyone see the White-fronted Geese in the Sojourn's Health Club
> >> cornfield after the initial sighting this morning?  Thinking of heading
> >>  there
> >> Saturday morning to look for the Ruddy Shelduck and the  White-fronts.
> >> 
> >> Thanks -
> >> 
> >> Mike Resch
> >> Pepperell, MA
> >> 
> >> 
> >> In a message dated 3/12/2010 1:25:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> >>  [log in to unmask] writes:
> >> 
> >> Thanks  again for the good directions, Don.  I saw the lovely duck at noon
> >> today.
> >> 
> >> Marcia in Brownsville
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> -----Original  Message-----
> >> From: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> >> To:  [log in to unmask]
> >> Sent: Fri, Mar 12, 2010 11:24 am
> >> Subject: Re:  [VTBIRD] Ruddy Shelduck
> >> 
> >> 
> >> There were also 6 Greater White Fronted  Geese in the filed this morning
> >> round 8am.
> >> Cyndi
> >> Original  Message:
> >> ----------------
> >> rom: Clifford Seifer  [log in to unmask]
> >> ate: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 09:36:37 -0500
> >> o:  [log in to unmask]
> >> ubject: [VTBIRD] Ruddy Shelduck
> >> 
> >> he Ruddy  Shelduck was indeed still in the corn field adjascent to
> >> ojourn's Health  Club this morning at 9:15.  It's really a beautiful
> >> ird and well worth  seeing if you're in the area, regardless of its
> >> ikely domestic  provenance.
> >> -- Cliff Seifer
> >> eene  NH
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> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --Kenneth Cox
> > South Reading, VT
> > http://northernwingsbirder.blogspot.com/
> 
> 
> 
> 
 		 	   		  
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