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Bird, Northern Shoveler discovered by Cheryl (#8243)

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Sighting Info

Observed: May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: May 17, 2016 @ 11:10 AM (diff: 3 days)
Comments:
Male and Female. This was the first time I'd seen this type of duck. Apparently it's not common to Newfoundland.

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By sam on 5/18/2016 10:34:23 AM

WOW, an astounding sighting. good photos too. I have only observed one in the past 10 years. only a very few in my life. It would seem the posting ones are nesting. but then I am not a bird watcher.

By Cheryl on 5/18/2016 12:53:43 PM

Thanks, Sam. Do you remember where you saw them?

By sam on 5/19/2016 1:57:06 PM

I responded to your comment, but I don't know why or where it disappeared to!!!!DARN!!!. Anyway, I will do it again. I observed the Northern Shovellers at Souithern Bight, Queen's Cove, Trinity Bay. About 1 KM from the TCH. See my post of may 27, 2015. I don't know if they are very common, they are very rare to me. (layman). I don't know if there have been any more sightings, . I didn't get any comments on my posting. I have no other information.

By Cheryl on 5/19/2016 2:33:53 PM

Thanks, Sam. 

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