Date: 3/4/17 6:08 pm
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Tufted Duck tale
If you look for this bird, it is just about the darkest duck out there, and surprisingly easy to lose when it passes through a distant swarm of coots.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

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> On Mar 4, 2017, at 6:03 PM, Joshua Little <joshua.p.little...> wrote:
>
> Hello All,
>
> As John mentioned, we somehow miss the Tufted Duck yesterday. Today, we wandered back up there separately, and managed to have success. Here's a quick blog post about the ID features of this immature male, with some photos.
>
> Props to Phillip Kline on finding this bird! When you get a good look at it, the Tufted Duck is plenty distinctive. But it's also easy to overlook, and quite tricky to find when it's diving all the time. Always appreciate a good learning experience in the field!
>
> Good birding,
>
> --
> Joshua Little
> http://littlebirder.blogspot.com/

 
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