Date: 1/5/18 1:08 am
From: Mike Carozza <mike.carozza...> [SFBirds] <SFBirds-noreply...>
Subject: [SFBirds] Snow Goose, 4 Greater-white Fronted Geese on Crissy Lagoon
My city Snow Goose flew into Crissy Lagoon at 4:45 pm today, accompanied by
4 Greater White-fronted Geese. Snow Goose, grey behind eye, grey/white
feathers, dark bill with visible grin patch looked like the immature that
David Assmann and others reported last month.

Also had 9 Horned Grebe in the bay, a Scaup paddling desperately to the
shore of Crissy Beach, badly injured and trying to rest but dogs made it
impossible. 500-1000 gulls, mostly Mew Gulls in/out of lagoon. Ring-billed
Gulls taking clams from the lagoon, flying out over walking path, dropping
clams to shatter them, then feasting.

eBird list with binocam photos: http://ebird.org/ebird/hotspot/L1004802

-MC

 
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