Having seen Rob's photo, I stand corrected.  Guess I was too focused on the
cranes.  Those two swans in the farmyard are indeed trumpeters.

-Allen Gathman
Pocahontas, MO

On Sun, Jan 17, 2016 at 7:31 AM, Allen Gathman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I saw two Mute Swans, apparently domesticated, in a farmyard there.  Were
> there trumpeters as well?
> -Allen Gathman
> Pocahontas MO
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 11:02 PM, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>> Mike Doyen and I drove to Kaskaskia Island today to see the whooping
>> cranes and were able to locate them in the same location on Bond Road as
>> previously reported. We saw them at 1:30 and at 3:20 pm. Mallards and
>> pintails were present in large numbers. Gadwall, American wigeons, great
>> blue herons, bald eagles and ring-billed gulls were plentiful. Two
>> trumpeter swans and about a dozen killdeer were also present. On the way
>> home, we stopped in St. Genevieve and stopped at Audubon's Restaurant for
>> dinner. The walls were decorated with Audubon bird prints an Ivory Bill
>> IPA, Quail Ale and Warbler Wheat is on tap. What more could a birder want?
>> Louise Wilkinson
>> Rolla, Phelps County
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