Common Goldeneye at Thomas Point.

I managed only a short trip to Thomas Point on this gray morning as I had work to do.  A Common Eider was seen there a couple of days ago, so there were several birders looking hard, but it hadn’t been found when I left.

The good news is that there was a good variety of species, so it may be a better year than last year.

Common Loon 2016-113

Two Common Loons flew by as I waited.

Bufflehead 2016-29

Bufflehead 2016-28

Buffleheads continue to be the most common duck at the point.

Red Breasted Merganser 2016-18

Two Red Breasted Mergansers were feeding near shore.

Common Goldeneye 2016-2

Common Goldeneye 2016-1

A flock of Common Goldeneyes was actively feeding.



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