Date: 10/30/20 3:26 pm From: R Stewart <2cnewbirds...> Subject: [VTBIRD] Surprise mix of ducks in E Dorset
What a surprise mix of ducks on nearby pond in E. Dorset. A kayaker put in this very small pond for a very quick paddle just as I arrived. Fortunately, I was able to do a bino scan before most ducks left and able to photograph the remaining. Strange mix - esp the scoter.
Deming Pond, S. Village E. Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, US Oct 30, 2020 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Protocol: Stationary Checklist Comments: 45 deg. Overcast. 1.5" snow during night 8 species
Canada Goose 1 Wood Duck 2 Mallard 2 White-winged Scoter 1 All dark bird, dark bill. Peek of a bit of white on wing when preened. Bufflehead 1 Common Goldeneye 1 Hooded Merganser 3 Red-winged Blackbird 10