Waterfowl Class Ends Wild Goose Chase with 25 Species

The Winter 2020 Waterfowl ID Course led by Laurie Foss and Eric Stager wrapped up last weekend with a trip to Atascosa County. The group observed an incredible 25 species of waterfowl during their 3 field trips. Here are the waterfowl that were seen:

Snow Goose
Ross’s Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Mottled Duck
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Bufflehead
Hooded Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe
Common Gallinule
American Coot
Neotropic Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant

The class saw 75 bird species total. Here’s a look at a couple of those sightings:

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