Date: 1/10/18 8:02 pm
From: linda whyte <0000004e7b0e779a-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: [mou-net] Tufted Duck Refound
Alex, thanks for posting, and thanks to Ben for sleuthing alternative
access. Though it's doubtful my schedule---and the weather--will get me
there anytime soon, maybe the bird will stick around awhile. I'm sure
others appreciate it as well.
Linda Whyte

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018, 3:06 PM Alex <asgreenplanet4077...> wrote:

> Here is the latest pin from eBird Checklist with the Tufted Duck on it.
>
> 44.541924,-92.388397
>
> Again, if you put those coordinates into Google Maps, it will take you to
> the pin.
>
> Best of luck,
> Alex
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Jan 10, 2018, at 2:51 PM, Alex Sundvall <asgreenplanet4077...>
> wrote:
> >
> > Ben Douglas has done some more sleuthing and has found this:
> > "I'm betting this is the hike-in location on Hill Ave.
> 44.534389,-92.392925 if you use Google Street view you can see state park
> signage and a two-lane track into the disjunct state parkland that would be
> southeast of the noted viewing coordinates"
> > The original finders today have said this: "We walked the trail (of the
> coordinates posted above) until we could either go left or right along a
> cornfield and went left until the cornfield ended and we were at the river."
> >
> > For those who don't know, you can put those coordinates into the google
> maps search field and that will get you to the location.
> >
> > Hope someone can refind it and the location and provide more detailed
> information on how to view the bird.
> >
> >> On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 11:37 AM, Alex <asgreenplanet4077...>
> wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >> The Tufted Duck was refound this morning from a viewing place in
> Frontenac State Park at these coordinates.
> >> 44.5417 -92.38217
> >> It was still present at 11:25 and actively feeding. No information as
> to what ducks it was feeding with was given, but I would assume it is the
> same flock as it has been with for the past few days: hundreds of Goldeneye
> and Mergansers, and associating with 2 female Greater Scaup, 1 male Greater
> Scaup, and 1 male Lesser Scaup. Also present yesterday was 1 female
> Bufflehead.
> >>
> >> Best of luck trying to view this bird. Unless a collector comes forward
> and says he’s missing a Tufted Duck, this bird behaviorally and physically
> is perfect for a wild bird and would represent a first state record for
> both Minnesota and Wisconsin, where it has been seen in days prior.
> >>
> >> Happy Birding,
> >> Alex Sundvall
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >
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