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Is it still there, or was this earlier today?

Thanks,
Isis Erb
Burlington, VT

On Tuesday, February 23, 2016, Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I watched and puzzled over this lone diving duck for many minutes. My
> field notes:
> lots of white in front when it faced us
> thick white stripe from the eye back, almost meeting in back of the neck
> black nape and crest
> grayish white on water line
> black back
> light-colored bill that looked either unusually large or misshapen
> (flattish or wide)
>
>
> Some possibilities I considered and discarded: Bufflehead with its crest
> unusually pinched, Horned Grebe that for some reason had an entirely white
> breast, Ruddy Duck/Hooded Merganser hybrid (is that even possible?)
>
> Any other thoughts?
>
> Maeve Kim
> Jericho Center
>