Date: 4/11/17 5:44 am
From: James Fox <jmsfox11...>
Subject: Re: [Va-bird] American White Pelican on Lake Frederick-Frederick County
The pelican is still present now in the middle of the lake. A breeding
plumage Common Loon also flew in while I was here.

James Fox
On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 6:51 AM <david.boltz4...> wrote:

> Still present at 6:50 a.m. Viewing from dam breast with a scope.
>
> Dave Boltz
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Apr 10, 2017, at 9:00 PM, <david.boltz4...> wrote:
>
> I got a call from one of my neighbors that lives in view of the lake
> around 7:30 p.m. this evening. His wife saw a large white bird land on the
> lake and they were pretty sure it was a Swan. I hurried down and the bird
> had gone into a cove from which it eventually emerged, revealing that it
> was an American White Pelican. It was swimming further back the main
> tributary of the lake when a boater was heading in, so the bird took low
> flight. From my vantage point I couldn't tell if it landed or kept going.
> It was very close to dark at that time. I plan to be down there near
> daybreak, but with the warm weather comes more fishermen in boats, often
> very early.
>
> Dave Boltz
>
> Sent from my iPhone
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