Bird Observer: The Birding Journal for New England

Bird Observer

The Birding Journal for New England

June 2015

Vol. 43, No. 3

At a Glance: April 2015 Revealed

This month readers were treated to an especially challenging image to identify. The only thing that can be said about the mystery species is that it is clearly a waterbird species that is capable of diving from the surface, unlike plunge divers such as Northern Gannets and terns that dive from the air. Beyond this, at first glance the picture would appear to offer little in the way of obvious features useful for identification.

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