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Trip Report – Casco Bay Cruise – 02.16.2013

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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This year’s Casco Bay Cruise on the mail boat out to Cliff Island and back had about thirty people in attendance who got to see almost thirty species of birds!

Mike Windsor reports these species seen:

  • Canada Goose
  • American Black Duck
  • Mallard
  • Greater/Lesser Scaup
  • Common Eider
  • Surf Scoter
  • Long-tailed Duck
  • Bufflehead
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Red-breasted Merganser
  • Red-throated Loon
  • Common Loon
  • Horned Grebe
  • Red-necked Grebe
  • Cooper’s Hawk
  • Bald Eagle
  • Ring-billed Gull
  • Herring Gull
  • Iceland Gull
  • Great Black-backed Gull
  • Razorbill
  • Rock Pigeon
  • Blue Jay
  • American Crow