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seabird discovered by Tclenche (#9282)

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Sighting Info

Observed: May 10, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
Posted on: May 13, 2017 @ 10:54 AM (diff: 3 days)
Comments:
hoping to get help id-ing this seabird. The lighting was poor and it was far away from me. Not sure if it is a member of the Loon or Grebe family.

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By Elijah on 4/13/2018 1:21:25 AM

Great sighting! Although it bears little resemblance, this specimen appears to be a loon in non-breeding plumage. If the date and time information is correct, however, it seems odd that a loon would be in winter plumage so close to the breeding season. 

By Tclenche on 4/13/2018 2:22:15 PM

The date is correct. that is why i am so confused by the plumage of this bird.

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