[TN-Bird] Common Goldeneyes in Franklin

  • From: Jim Arnett <arnettbirder@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tn-bird Listserv <tn-bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:03:05 -0600

The Franklin reservoir continued to host great ducks this morning including
a group of 6 Common Goldeneye: one of which was a beautiful adult male.

As I said in a previous report, access to this location is challenging.

Full checklist below.

Jim Arnett

Mallard  2
Canvasback  6
Redhead  60     Conservative estimate
Ring-necked Duck  200     Conservative estimate
Lesser Scaup  20
Bufflehead  40     Conservative estimate
Common Goldeneye  6     Dark blocky heads sloping rearward with golden
eyes. At least one adult male. Poor but diagnostic photo.
Hooded Merganser  12
Ruddy Duck  20
Pied-billed Grebe  2
American Coot  5
Double-crested Cormorant  1
Great Blue Heron  1
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  1
Hermit Thrush  1
American Robin  3
White-throated Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  1

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