Date: 11/20/18 5:39 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Oiled Loon - Gloucester Harbor
Thanks to Caroline Haines for the following.

Barbara Volkle
Northborough, MA
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From: caroline haines <chaines49...>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:19:45 -0500
Subject: Oiled loon


I just spotted a common loon with a large oily patch on its breast in Gloucester harbor. It's head and neck were darker than normal, possibly oiled as well from the vigorous preening it was attempting on the oily patch. Very sad to see this bird struggling. Any loon rescuers out there?
Caroline Haines
Gloucester
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