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Re: [BirdYak] My best new yard birds-

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  • Andy Stepniewski
    Debie, Now that s a cosmic yard bird! Andy ... From: To: Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 9:17 PM Subject:
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 15, 2004
      Debie,

      Now that's a cosmic yard bird!

      Andy
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      From: <Sturnella@...>
      To: <birdyak@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 9:17 PM
      Subject: [BirdYak] My best new yard birds-


      > Hello Yakkers
      > This morning I watched 3 Red-breasted Mergansers swimming and diving in my
      > pond for about 15 minutes, before they flew away.
      > First one would dive, then one more, then the last one. Then one would
      > come
      > up, then the next, then the last one. They would swim a ways, then dive
      > again.
      > They all were grey over all, their heads were rounded and their bills were
      > narrow with orange on the lower mandibles. Their bills were upturned very
      > slightly. Eyes were light colored and their necks were long and upright.
      > They were
      > smaller than the Common Mergansers and bigger than Hooded Mergansers.
      > These are
      > my first 'salt-water' birds here.
      > Also saw a Nighthawk again tonight.
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      > Debie Brown
      > Konnowac Pass
      > Moxee, WA
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