[Tweeters] What goose is this?

Hal Michael ucd880 at comcast.net
Tue Apr 17 20:33:01 PDT 2018


I might lean to a white Canada as it looks like there is "whiter" cheek patch.


Hal Michael
Science Outreach Director, Sustainable Fisheries Foundation
Olympia WA
360-459-4005
360-791-7702 (C)
ucd880 at comcast.net


> On April 17, 2018 at 7:57 PM Martha Jordan <mj.cygnus at gmail.com> wrote:

>

> Hi,

> I got a note on our NWSCA Facebook page with two photos of a goose flying over a big body of water with a seagull of some type. The post person saw this on a birding post and asked me what I thought. All I know at this point that the location is Manchester (no other info provided).

> I think this is an albino white-fronted goose. The white area around the bill, the pattern of pale color, the shape of the bird, the whitish belly. And it looks like a 2012 posting of an albino white front in Germany.

> You can view this at: https://www.facebook.com/nwswans/posts/1711353722255034

>

> If you have trouble with the link let me know. I am curious about your opinions.

>

> Thanks

>

> Martha Jordan

> Executive Director

> Northwest Swan Conservation Association

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> 206-713-3684 cell http://www.nwswans.org

>

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