My son and I spotted these new birds on our pond in southern CT yesterday! Are they female Hooded Mergansers?
(apologies for the less than sharp photos)
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Posted 08 March 2013 - 03:07 PM
Posted 08 March 2013 - 03:08 PM
Posted 08 March 2013 - 03:10 PM
Victoria BC Canada
Life total 239
BC List 189
UK List 50
last 5: Northern Waterthrush, Franklin's Gull, Little Grebe, Eurasian Curlew, Common Greenshank
Posted 08 March 2013 - 03:13 PM
Life List: 284
Latest birds: Whimbrel; Surf Scoter; Pelagic Cormorant; Pigeon Guillemot; Sanderling; Dunlin; Heermann's Gull; White-throated Swift; Acorn Woodpecker; Red-breasted Sapsucker; White-headed Woodpecker; Chestnut-backed Chickadee; Black-headed Grosbeak; Common Gallinule; Gray Flycatcher; Warbling Vireo; Marsh Wren; Townsend's Warbler; Bullock's Oriole; Red-shouldered Hawk; Black Swift; Ash-throated Flycatcher; Violet-green Swallow; Oak Titmouse; Western Bluebird; California Towhee; Lawrence's Goldfinch
2013 backyard: 71
2012 backyard: 32
Posted 08 March 2013 - 06:52 PM
Posted 08 March 2013 - 09:13 PM
First winter male on the left (dark bill and mascara), and female on the right (yellow bill and all brown head).
Agree - males always have bright yellow eyes.
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