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March 30, 2009 [LINK / comment]
Ducks on Bells Lane
I made a brief visit to Bells Lane late this lovely afternoon, just in case the Long-tailed ducks were still lingering there (no), but I did observe two species that you don't see every day: American Wigeons and Blue-winged Teals. I'm glad I went. I also saw a couple small whitish ducks on the distant pond in the upland section, and they might have been Buffleheads.
- American Wigeons
- Blue-winged Teals
- Ruddy Ducks
- Sharp-shinned Hawk
- Red-tailed Hawk
- American Kestrels
- American Coots
- Tree Swallows
- Eastern Meadowlark
As for the yard birds, Goldfinches are turning yellow, and some have almost completed their spring plumage molt. Pine siskins are still showing up regularly, and I saw a male Cowbird as well.
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