Elsewhere, three American Coots continued at Barton Cove but otherwise it was relatively quiet with a huge Snapping Turtle providing the highlight of the morning.
'Giant' Canada Goose (B.c. maxima) - middle bird with mostly Atlantic (canadensis) Canada Geese, Gill, Franklin Co., MA. October 14th, 2015.
Cooper's Hawk mobbing immature Bald Eagle - Turner's Falls power canal, Franklin Co., MA. October 14th, 2015.
This young eagle had a nice white tail with a blackish terminal band providing a potential pitfall for immature
Golden Eagle. The same bird appears in the image below.
Snapping Turtle - Turner's Falls power canal, Franklin Co., MA. October 14th, 2015.
Massive individual with the guard rail provided some sense of scale.