[Tweeters] Everett STP Tufted Duck

Matt Dufort matt.dufort at gmail.com
Sat Nov 27 09:53:57 PST 2021

Both birds are present now at the north end of the main lagoon.

Also the continuing Eared Grebe, and a Sora calling from the marsh on the
south end.

Good birding,
Matt Dufort

On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 19:46 Matt Dufort <matt.dufort at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,


> Based on photos, there are actually two birds present. One appears to be a

> pure (or close to pure) Tufted Duck, with black back and thin wispy tuft.

> The other looks like a Tufted Duck x scaup hybrid, with dark gray back and

> stubby tuft. There are photos in eBird of both birds from today, November

> 26. Some of the eBird reports from today now identify the second bird as a

> hybrid.


> Photos of the pure-looking individual:

> https://ebird.org/checklist/S98025475,

> https://ebird.org/checklist/S98106890


> Photos of the apparent hybrid:

> https://ebird.org/checklist/S98113677,

> https://ebird.org/checklist/S98106010


> I went looking this afternoon and did not see either bird. With so many

> ducks there, I suspect there are other interesting birds among the huge

> flocks.


> Good birding,

> Matt Dufort


> On Fri, Nov 26, 2021 at 15:04 Steve Giles <jfsgiles01 at gmail.com> wrote:


>> The Tufted Duck was present again today from noon till 3 PM at the

>> Everett STP.


>> Good birding


>> Steve Giles


>> Camano Island

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