Lake Merritt, Oakland, Usual Wintering Birds, February 12, 2019 -- video

kristi9876
 

The calm before the storm at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Lots of the usual wintering birds, plus a not-as-common one, a Hooded Merganser (immature male, I think).
I was hoping to see a Barrow's Goldeneye, but didn't spot one.
I recorded video of cooperating birds all the way around the lake. Video here: https://youtu.be/pAVQ8tmYO2E

Kristi Whitfield
Oakland, CA

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