It's all good. A learning experience is the most valuable thing to have in life. Your quick action on the possible rarity was indeed exciting and your quick careful checking after the adrenalin wore off a bit was excellent. We shared your excitement. Thanks for taking us along with you.
From: Andy Dettling [mailto:<dendroica...>]
Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2018 6:41 PM
Subject: [birders] Goldeneye Pic
All, a learning experience. I focused too much on the back pattern and not the head shape.