In addition to the Harlequin, yesterday a Peregrine made a couple of pases
over the railroad bridge at Prescott. A couple of weeks ago, it sat in a
littlle alcove high on the east side of the bridge giving everyone a real
eyeful. I'm told by other observers, that it has been around alll winter.
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 1:27 AM, Steve Weston <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Jim Ryan and I found a beautiful male Harlequin Duck in full breeding
> plumage and a Redhead Duck below the railroad bridge in Prescott, Wisc.
> Both were on the Minnesota side of the river. Trumpeter Swans were
> everywhere with over twenty swans in at least five locations in Dakota
> County and on the river at Prescott. Robins were also everywhere. One or
> two Northern Shrikes were seen at Black Dog Lake. Many Red-tailed Hawks
> were soaring or perched. A Red-breasted Nuthatch was at the feeder by
> Acacia Cemetery and four Snow Buntings raced along the road east of
> Vermillion. We did not locate any Crossbills, winter finches, Snowy Owls
> (at the airport), or Cedar Waxwings.
> Steve Weston on Quiggley Lake in Eagan, MN
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