Re: [Mendobirds] Hooded Mergansers at Beckstoffer's Pond
- I saw one at Lake Pennyroyal yesterday. First of the year.
On Nov 15, 2011, at 2:31 PM, Dave wrote:
> I went down to Beckstoffer's pond today. Present were 7 Hooded Mergansers, 4M & 3F. They were accompanied by a dozen Ring-necked Ducks. I have not been around for a month, so I did not know if this was common knowledge or how long they have been here.
> Hooded Mergansers have been a common resident in the winter of this pond for a few years now.
> For those that do not know, Beckstoffer's pond is on the west side of River Road just about a mile or so, south of the Talmage Rd./River Road intersection.
> Dave Bengston, Ukiah
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