Date: 2/28/17 3:36 pm From: Paul Hertzel <phertzel...> Subject: Re: [ia-bird] Black Scoter--Polk Co.
At 12:43 PM 2/28/2017, Aaron Brees wrote: >There is currently a female Black Scoter at Gray's Lake in Des Moines.
I believe the Black Scoter is record-early by more than a month. Whoever goes to see it, try to get some photos, for the record. Historically, the only February appearance in Iowa was a group of 3 in mid-month on the Mississippi River back in 1948.