Date: 3/11/17 6:14 pm
From: <mvjohnski...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Unusual Hybrid Goose at Monte Vista NWR
Thanks Ted...that is what we concluded as well. Thanks for your input.

On Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 8:13:36 AM UTC-7, <mvjo......> wrote:
>
> There are about 6 to 8,000 birds at Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge,
> with more to come as waters start to flow. These birds consist of Sandhill
> Cranes, Cackling, Canada, Gr Wh Fronted and Ross' Geese. A good variety of
> ducks are also present. (Rio Grande County). Best viewing places are the
> usual turnouts on Hwy 15 south of Monte Vista.
>
> Every year we seem to get an anomaly and this year is no different. I
> found and photographed an unusual hybrid goose that is similar to a Canada
> Goose but has obvious differences. A white frontal area, large white cheek
> patch, broad white belly band, and orange legs are some of the notable
> differences. This bird has me baffled.
>
> You can view the bird on my webpage at
>
> http://johnrawinski.zenfolio.com/
>
> Look at the first 3 images in "Sandhill Cranes and Other Birds at Monte
> Vista NWR"
>
> I would be interested to hear what folks think this bird might be. Good
> birding all.
>
> John Rawinski
> Monte Vista, Colorado
>
>
>
>
>

--
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Colorado Birds" group.
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to cobirds+<unsubscribe...>
To post to this group, send email to <cobirds...>
To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/cobirds/<a2e6e185-547e-469c-8142-aed128813172...>
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.

 
Join us on Facebook!