Archive for November 5th, 2014


All across the fall season, flocks of Canada geese can be seen heading south. Many stop to forage in the numerous corn fields around here. Though the Canada geese are a common sight, I always watch for other less common travellers keeping company with them. I recently spotted these Snow geese in a field near here. We seem to be on the edge of the snow geese migration path. Seabrooke, who lives to the west of us, never sees any.


The photo below shows a good cross-section of snow geese color variations. There are two morphs of adults present, the all-white and the blue-gray with white heads. There are also a few juveniles. They are the light gray ones with the grayish bill, in the back, and the whitish ones with the dark stripe down the back of the head and neck. Godspeed.


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