[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt White Goose

2017-01-20 Thread Carney, Martin
Thanks for the responses. Andrew: I have seen the Snow Goose you photographed and the bird I saw today was not this same bird. The bird today is a very clean white, which made me think Ross's. However, I did observe the "grin-patch" characteristic of the Snow Goose, which Tom confirmed after I

Re: [nysbirds-l] "white goose" Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx County) 1/20

2017-01-20 Thread Andrew Baksh
Hi Martin & others interested: The Snow Goose that Tom is referring to at Van Cortlandt Park, looks like this. It has been there since 2016. https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-yTlslLuX218/WGPR-MT39vI/HQA/12gH5395W4oqVwAILCgMqDeSsK5JwAstgCLcB/s1600/smSNGO-5661.jpg A Ross's looks like this

re:[nysbirds-l] "white goose" Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx County) 1/20

2017-01-20 Thread Thomas Fiore
Dear Martin & all, The 'white goose' with the Canada Goose flocks that gather & feed on the Parade Ground of Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx County, NY) is a Snow Goose; simply by size relative to the many Canadas it is with, we can be rather certain of that. Details observed with closer

[nysbirds-l] NYC Area RBA: 20 January 2017

2017-01-20 Thread Gail Benson
-RBA * New York * New York City, Long Island, Westchester County * Jan. 20, 2017 * NYNY1701.20 - Birds Mentioned PINK-FOOTED GOOSE+ BARNACLE GOOSE+ COMMON MURRE+ THICK-BILLED MURRE+ ATLANTIC PUFFIN+ TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE+ PAINTED BUNTING+ (+ Details requested by NYSARC) Greater White-fronted

[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt White Goose

2017-01-20 Thread Carney, Martin
I observed a white goose with many Canada geese in the northwest quadrant of the parade grounds at Van Cortlandt Park today around 3:30 pm. I believe it is a Snow Goose but would love more opinions (particularly the kind that would make it a Ross's Goose!). Happy BirdingMartin Carney --

Re:[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre - Pt. Lookout, Nassau County

2017-01-20 Thread Michael Zito
Bird moving west, just went around the jetty before the crane. They are doing construction so I didn't want to push it and move any closer. Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 20, 2017, at 1:35 PM, Michael Zito wrote: > > Currently between second and third jetty. > Mike Z. >

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre - Pt. Lookout, Nassau County

2017-01-20 Thread Michael Zito
Currently between second and third jetty. Mike Z. Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)