|There are usually at least a few Cackling Geese around the East End if you|
look. This one was at Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk, just before year-end
but I've seen two so far this year in East Hampton/Southampton.
|Eurasian Wigeon have been pretty regular this Winter for perhaps 4 or 5 drakes|
seen at various sites on Long Island.
|Barnacle Geese do stand out, even among hundreds of Canada Geese. Photo -|
Derek Rogers (used with permission)
|American Bittern is a scarce, but regular, wintering species in Eastern Suffolk|
County, NY. This one was on Dune Road in Hampton Bays.