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Re: [Mendobirds] Re:Hooded Mergansers-Beckstoffer Vineyard pond

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  • Kate Marianchild
    Larry Knowles and Erica Fielder saw a female Hooded Merganser about 1 mile up Ten-mile River on Sunday. It was with a small group of Buffleheads. Kate ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 4, 2006
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      Larry Knowles and Erica Fielder saw a female Hooded Merganser about 1
      mile up Ten-mile River on Sunday. It was with a small group of
      Buffleheads.

      Kate



      On Dec 4, 2006, at 8:55 AM, Maureen O'Hagan wrote:

      > I visited the pond Saturday afternoon (starting around 2 p.m.) and
      > there
      > were not a lot of birds there - coots, a few Northern Shovelers,
      > quite a
      > few Ruddy ducks, a pied-billed grebe, and a pair of buffleheads. I
      > tried, unsuccessfully, to turn the male bufflehead into a male Hooded
      > Merganser, and then after I'd been there a while, a real pair of
      > Hooded
      > Mergansers appeared, and the male was unmistakable. (Just a single
      > pair
      > - I think they had been sleeping over on the far right of the pond
      > where
      > I couldn't see them from where I was on the access road). They swam
      > back and forth and then bathed, so I got a good look at them. They are
      > beautiful, especially the male! When I left about 3:15 they were still
      > in view.
      >
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