Date: 3/14/21 2:10 pm
From: zach schwartz-weinstein <zachsw...>
Subject: Re: [hmbirds] possible Pink-footed Goose, Saratoga lake
I would think so

On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 5:09 PM gregg recer <gregg.recer...> wrote:

> checking ebird photos from the tundra BG in the Philadelphia area over
> dec 20 - jan 21; very similar looking in terms of the bill pattern and
> shape; possibly the same individual?
>
> On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 4:53 PM gregg recer <gregg.recer...> wrote:
>
>> wow, excellent. The best photos I could come up with included in this
>> ebird checklist. Back and flank tone very similar and dark in full
>> side-view photos. Hard to make much on the tail, but one side view seems to
>> show very little white edging. All consistent with bean. Limited orange
>> band on the bill indicative of Tundra? Forehead shape should be somewhat
>> steeper/less sloped compared to Taiga; photos might be consistent with
>> somewhat steeper forehead.
>>
>> https://ebird.org/checklist/S83402693
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 4:32 PM zach schwartz-weinstein <zachsw...>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> It’s a bean goose, probably tundra. Being seen now in the trailer park
>>> next to state boat launch.
>>>
>>> On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 3:53 PM gregg recer <gregg.recer...>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> gotta admit that didn't occur to us. I'm going through the photos now;
>>>> no flight shots, so views of tail or upper-wing surface are likely limited.
>>>> Seems like back/folded wings contrast dark compared to chest color. I put
>>>> this is ebird for the moment as goose sp., with discussion; and
>>>> photos/further observations hopefully clarifying the ID.
>>>> Thanks Zach.
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 2:49 PM zach schwartz-weinstein <
>>>> <zachsw...> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> This looks suspiciously bean-gooseish. Try to get photos of the tail
>>>>> if possible
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Mar 14, 2021 at 2:38 PM gregg_recer <gregg_recer...>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Cathy and I are now looking at another Anser goose at the state boat
>>>>>> launch at the outlet of Saratoga lake. appears to be a Pink-footed, perhaps
>>>>>> the same as reported a couple of days ago by David de Siena at lock 2? with
>>>>>> canadas on shore edge north of the bridge on the east side close to the
>>>>>> corner of the entry road.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> this one has a dark brown head and neck with dark striations on the
>>>>>> side of the neck, no white on the face, a stubby dark bill with limited
>>>>>> orangey toward the tip. the leg color is more orange than pink, but some
>>>>>> pfgo photos seem to show the color as variable. close views of some photos
>>>>>> show pink toes vs more orange tibio-tarus. preliminary back of camera and
>>>>>> digiscope shots attached.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Gregg Recer
>>>>>> <gregg_recer...>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> gregg recer
>>>>>> malta NY
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>> Zach Schwartz-Weinstein
>>>>> 203 500 7774
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>> Gregg Recer
>>>> <gregg_recer...>
>>>>
>>> --
>>> Zach Schwartz-Weinstein
>>> 203 500 7774
>>>
>>
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>> Gregg Recer
>> <gregg_recer...>
>>
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> Gregg Recer
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