Gone the profusion of Common Loons and the rafts of scoters but in their place some "treats", a single Long-tailed Duck, two Ruddy Duck and a single Red-throated Loon. Lake Bomoseen-Castleton (2360 acres), Rutland, US-VT Oct 28, 2011 10:10 AM - 12:25 PM Protocol: Stationary Comments: Completely different day to yesterday on the lake! Digiscoped Red-throated Loon, image appears to confirm ID. Observations made from seven stations around lake. 17 species Canada Goose 27 On the lake. Mallard 4 Long-tailed Duck 1 Red-breasted Merganser 5 Ruddy Duck 2 Red-throated Loon 1 Common Loon 4 Red-necked Grebe 4 American Coot 8 Herring Gull 1 Mourning Dove 1 Blue Jay 1 American Crow 4 Black-capped Chickadee 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 White-throated Sparrow 2 Dark-eyed Junco 10 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org/vt) Cheers, Roy Pilcher The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland, Vermont Speaking the same language.