[CT Birds] PF Goose Yes...then No
binskeep at optonline.net
Tue Dec 13 13:16:00 EST 2016
12/13 1:15 pm Pink-footed Goose is now being observed from the south end of Grass Island in Greenwich - it is feeding on the grass in a yard off to the right with a flock of Canada's out in the open.
> On Dec 13, 2016, at 12:24 PM, B Inskeep via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> 12/13 Noon: Bill Wallace saw the Pink-footed Goose off of Steamboat Ln; the flock of geese it is associating with is now moving back into the harbor and may be visible from the south end of Grass Island in Greenwich as reported by Ryan this morning.
> Brenda Inskeep
>> On Dec 13, 2016, at 10:33 AM, Ryan Maclean via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
>> After viewing the Pink-Footed Goose at Grass Island for about 15 minutes
>> the bird mysteriously vanished once I switched my vantage point to view
>> itin better light. A trio of Mute Swans seemed to be pushing part of the
>> goose flock further out into the bay but 20 more minutes of scanning
>> couldn't relocate the bird. Multiple people are there now trying to
>> relocate the bird but as of now still no luck. Steamboat Road is another
>> good spot to check but it could also easily be hiding out of sight at the
>> end of Grass Island. Wherever it is, hopefully it sits tight for the
>> Christmas Count on Sunday...
>> -Ryan MacLean
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