White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca) (2)
– Reported Dec 10, 2014 08:13 by Donald Sutherland
– Otonabee River–between Lock 21 and 22, Peterborough, Ontario
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S20856592
– Comments: “males, along W side of river between Peterborough Rowing Club and Trent University Athletics Bldg. Large black ducks with conspicuous white secondary patches in folded wings.”

Ross’s Goose (Chen rossii) (1)
– Reported Dec 08, 2014 14:30 by Alison Lake
– Otonabee River, Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario
– Checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S20852279
– Comments: “One in a large group of Canada Geese. It was being occasionally harassed by the much larger CaGo’s”

White-winged Scoter - Wikimedia

White-winged Scoter – Wikimedia

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.