[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

[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 --