White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca) (1)
- Reported Jan 24, 2014 16:30 by Walter Wehtje
- Otonabee River - Lock 25, Peterborough, Ontario
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.4006748,-78.2627392&ll=44.4006748,-78.2627392
- Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S16498717
- Comments: "All-black duck with prominent white wing patch. All dark bill with feathering going down 2/3 of its length. 
No white below eye. 1st yr male? Constantly diving in small pool of open water above the lock."

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) (2)
- Reported Jan 25, 2014 10:00 by Luke Berg
- Drive from Peterborough to Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=44.37366,-78.2838301&ll=44.37366,-78.2838301
- Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S16502462
- Comments: "Continuing males at the "Bus Barns"."

various plumages of White-winged Scotter (Crossley Guide)

various plumages of White-winged Scoter (Crossley Guide)

Hooded Merganser (Karl Egressy)

Hooded Merganser (Karl Egressy)

Categories: Sightings

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.