Date: 3/13/17 7:05 am
From: Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...>
Subject: Re: Martins At Last
Yeah, I've kind of been going back and forth about that one. I suspect it
probably has some Snow Goose genes in there somewhere, don't know if it's a
first-generation cross or not though. I may re-label it eventually, bu I'll
have to do some more research.


On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 9:44 PM, Jim Arterburn <jimarterburn...> wrote:

> Bill,
> In looking at your recent gallery I noticed your Ross's Goose photos from
> Sunset Lake in Guymon. To me the bird looks like a Ross's Goose X Snow
> Goose hybrid. The head looks too big and blocky and the bill looks too big
> also and shows a partial grin patch. Just my thoughts on this bird.
> Cheers,
> Jim
> Sent from my iPad
> On Mar 12, 2017, at 9:15 PM, Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx@GMAIL.
> COM> wrote:
> Hello All,
> Late this morning, saw four Purple Martins at Lake Yahola, along with more
> Tree and Barn Swallows. Earlier at Oxley, Fish Crows and the continuing
> Trumpeter Swan. Photos of the latter can be found in my Pbase Recent
> gallery here:
> <>
> I've also added several more galleries in the last few weeks, with about
> three more left to finish out the bird category (hooray!). For those
> interested in bugs, herps and everything else, there's much more to come.
> Good Birding,
> Bill Carrell
> Tulsa, OK

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