Lake Bomoseen-Castleton (2360 acres), Rutland, US-VT
Dec 5, 2011 9:10 AM  - 11:35 AM
Protocol: Stationary
Comments:     Temperature  39-45 degrees F.  Lake free of ice.  
Observations made from 8 stations  around lake.
17 species

Canada Goose  5
Mallard  43   Some birds observed doing shallow dives and being successful 
what  may have been zebra mussel.
Lesser Scaup  2
Bufflehead   36
Common Goldeneye  149     Checked for  Barrow's.
Hooded Merganser  33
Common Merganser   21
Ring-billed Gull  1     Trying to get a "free lunch"  at the expense of 
Hooded Mergansers.
Belted Kingfisher  1
Blue  Jay  7
American Crow  11
European Starling  17
Dark-eyed  Junco (Slate-colored)  14
Northern Cardinal  1
House Finch   4
American Goldfinch  9
House Sparrow  2

This report was  generated automatically by eBird v3 (

Roy Pilcher
The Gables at East Mountain, Rutland,  Vermont

Speaking the same language.