Four Hooded Mergs at Tilden


This morning there were four Hooded Merganser feeding in Jewel Lake; Two
females, two basic plumage males. Fishing was quite good and one bird caught
a fish so large he had a tough time getting it down. Leafing through my
Peterson Freshwater Fishes, I'd guess the fish to be genus Lepomis.

Lots of birdsong with Wilson's Warbler and Warbling Vireo singing up a

Rusty Scalf