[CT Birds] Fwd: 26 Brant Geese at Long Wharf

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Fri May 17 14:02:31 EDT 2013


My wife passed this along from her place of work.  First noticed yesterday during a fire drill!

> Subject: 26 Brant Geese at Long Wharf
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> As you saw, I looked at Sibley again, and there are two pretty clear distinctions between Canada and Brant:  neck ring vs chin strap, and smaller bill and head.  The small size and the light color on the flanks were what struck me at first, but Canada geese can vary a lot in those aspects. 
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> Nice day!
>  
> Mary Porterfield




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