Date: 3/6/18 12:01 pm From: Nathan Hall <hallnatec...> Subject: [Maine-birds] Ducks at Scarborough Marsh
After a doctor's appointment, I slipped down to Scarborough Marsh, Eastern Trail this afternoon to look for the Gadwalls which had been reported on eBird earlier this morning.
Not only did I find the Gadwalls (FOY), but I also found a second pair for a total of 4. There was also about 15 Northern Pintails, 30+ Green-winged Teals (FOY), numerous Mallards and American Black Ducks, a few Common Goldeneyes, a few Red-breasted Mergansers, and about 4 Hooded Mergansers (at the Audubon Center).
The Gadwalls, Northern Pintails, and Green-winged Teals were all on the southeast side of the trail on the side of the pannes closest to the river. A scope was definitely needed to see them.