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2017 Waterfowl Count Results

There was a good variety of waterfowl species recorded on the DOAS section of the NY State Ornithological Assoc.’s annual waterfowl count held the weekend of Jan. 15.  Waterways were largely open after a recent warm spell.  As usual, Otsego Lake turned up the most birds, including Common Loons, Redheads, and Am. Coots.

Totals:

 

Common Loon–5  

Pied-billed Grebe–1

Canada Goose–551

Mallard–771

Am. Black Duck–85

Redhead–60

Ring-necked Duck–9

Common Goldeneye–42

Hooded Merganser–59

Common Merganser–143

Am. Coot–72

Unidentified Duck–11

 

Total—1809

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P.O. Box 544
Oneonta, NY 13820
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