[Tweeters] Red Head duck in American Lake

Tom Mansfield birds at t-mansfield.com
Thu Dec 12 07:37:45 PST 2013

Max - It took a long time scanning the many waterfowl but I found it snoozing in the cove to the south of the boat launch last Sunday morning. As I understand, another birder far more accomplished than I was unable to relocate it Sunday afternoon.

Tom Mansfield in Seattle.

From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu [mailto:tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu] On Behalf Of warnmax476 at aol.com
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 9:33 PM
To: Tweeters at u.washington.edu
Subject: [Tweeters] Red Head duck in American Lake

Several days ago I found and [photographed a brown-plumaged juvenile male Red Head in an assortment of other ducks at the S.E. corner of American Lake at the DFW boat launch near Camp Murray. Experts have confirmed ID from my photographs.

Has anyone else seen this bird?

Will share photo by e-mail if requested.

Max Warner Tacoma

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