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Old Feb 26, 2005, 10:48 PM   #1
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Ok what kind of goose is this? These two white ones were in with a flock of canadian geese.



Makin baby Cacklers variety Canadian geese.



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Old Feb 26, 2005, 11:01 PM   #2
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Zoomn,
Nice series of shots. They are all variations of Canada Geese. The lighter body color indicates juveniles. The lighter the colored adult Canadas are typically Eastern Canada Geese. The darker colored adults are Western Canadas.

Just FYI. They are "Canada Geese".
Canadians are the people that go crazy over hockey.:G

Again, very nice shots.

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Old Feb 26, 2005, 11:08 PM   #3
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I think the white ones are adolesent geese, probably on their first migration. Or maybe just late bloomers. Nice shots.
Here's some geese from last summer.

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Old Feb 27, 2005, 9:51 AM   #4
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Zoomn,
Nice series of shots. They are all variations of Canada Geese. The lighter body color indicates juveniles.
I believe your mistaken on calling them "juveniles." There are some Canadian sub-species of the "Canada" Goose :-)
that are very light colored.

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Right you are Dave. I should have looked more closely. While some juvenile Canada geese are light those do look to be older and of the lighter persausion. Thanks,
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Old Feb 27, 2005, 1:54 PM   #6
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LOL!

It's even worse! According to my National Geographic reference atlas there are now two dozen recognised sub-species and they don't think the list is complete!

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I think the 3rd one might be a horny goose. :-)thekman.
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