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Common Merganser discovered by Peter Armitage (#799)

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Observed: April 9, 2012 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: June 26, 2012 @ 9:44 AM (diff: 78 days)
Comments:
Saw 15 common mergansers here in Saltons Cove in open water (what the Innu call "ashkui") Much of surrounding Goose Bay was freshly frozen over so I had to ice-break and follow leads in my kayak. Crunching ice against the fibreglass hull of my kayak was noisy which flushed the skittish mergansers. Saw black ducks and a bald eagle here on the same occasion.

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