Ross’ Goose and other waterfowl

A Ross’ Goose was among 1400 Cackling Geese at Nieman’s Pond this afternoon. Also present was a Snow Goose and a Blue Goose. Nieman Pond is at the north end of Springfield Road, north of the Kelly Springfield tire plant, on the east side of Freeport.

8 N. Pintails were in the flooded oxbows north of Ridott with a few GW Teal.

Lake Summerset had Ruddy Ducks, Buffleheads, Common Mergansers and an Am. Wigeon besides a small flock of Coots.

32 Green-winged Teal were in the ponds at Howard’s Farm on IL 70.

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