Snow geese by the dozens!

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Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby Annie » Feb 22, 2009 6:47 pm

Now I know that the snow geese fly through here during their migration, but I have only seen a few mixed in with the Canadian geese. Well lookie what I saw today!!!

HUNDREDS OF THEM!!! A few Canadian geese and some I have never seen before mixed with them.

Here is a video I got of them and a few pictures.

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Here is just a part of the flock flying!
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You can see the odd color ones in this picture.
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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby Annie » Feb 22, 2009 6:48 pm

Few more :)

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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby steg » Feb 22, 2009 8:23 pm

:eek:

WOW...what more can one say.

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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby govgirl75 » Feb 22, 2009 8:36 pm

Thanks for the pix. It must have been quite an experience to see all of them. We have a lot of Canada geese here and only occasionally see a Snow Goose mixed in with them. I would love to see flocks of them together.
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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby Spider » Feb 22, 2009 9:59 pm

Wow, that's a lot of geese no matter what kind!! I bet the odd colored ones are just first year snow geese. Way to go on the photos!
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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby Annie » Feb 22, 2009 10:13 pm

I looked the white headed ones up, seems they are just a "blue" morph of the regular snow geese :)

The most snow geese I have ever seen were 3 or 4 in a bunch of Canadian geese. And all geese total were only about like 50. Not this huge mass :lol:

It was really cool! Man they are so loud when the flock is that big. I must have just been lucky seeing them. I have never seen that many geese in one spot in my whole life LOL.

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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby Dusty » Feb 23, 2009 8:03 am

Wow! That's a lot of geese!!
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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby Linda P » Feb 24, 2009 10:09 am

Wow! I've seen great flocks of them fly over, but always so high up in the air you can't really see the individual birds. I can hear them, though!!! Great shots. I bet you were really excited to see that sight!
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Re: Snow geese by the dozens!

Postby nanny_56 » Feb 26, 2009 9:44 am

Cool!! I have never seen Snow Geese
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