Unfortunately the southern end of the Farmington River (really over the border in CT) was frozen. The road along the river in Sandisfield had not yet been opened in the MA section, so we really didn't spend much time there.
Our final tally of Black Vultures from this one area ended up being 47! And most were on the grounds with the cows.
Oh, as I mentioned we did also have a few Turkey Vultures....like the one above.
After we got home, around dinner time we got a text from our friend Kevin that someone had reported a Greater White-front Goose on Mushopauge Road in Rutland. We decided to get up early on Thursday and run out to see if we could re-find the bird. Sure enough this beautiful goose was in the fields with about 50 Canada's.
Literally as we pulled into the driveway I got a call from Lisa Hennin who was out in Holden looking at a female Barrow's Goldeneye in Chaffin Pond. So we turned around and headed out there as well.
Sometimes there are great things right in your own backyard!