Ross's goose, Continental Country Club Ponds
21 Oct 2012, 12:41 PM,
#1
Ross's goose, Continental Country Club Ponds
I just took a drive out to Logan's Crossing, and then Picture Canyon this morning (highlights- several raptors on the move, and Pinyon jays/Lewis's woodpeckers at Picture Canyon). I stopped at the Country Club Ponds before heading home and found an adult Ross's goose mixed in with the Canada's at the first ponds right off the highway.


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Brian
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21 Oct 2012, 1:56 PM,
#2
RE: Snow goose, Continental Country Club Ponds
Looks like maybe a Ross's Goose to me, Brian--small round head, small bill, and I don't see the black lipstick that Snows wear. nice!
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21 Oct 2012, 2:06 PM,
#3
RE: Snow goose, Continental Country Club Ponds
Good point Brian! I did think it didn't look quite right. Ross's would be a lifer for me. Thanks for pointing that out!!
Brian
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22 Oct 2012, 9:33 AM,
#4
RE: Ross's goose, Continental Country Club Ponds
Driving past the golf course on Country Club Rd. this morning I saw that the Ross's Goose is still present (10/22/12) and mixing with a large flock of Canada Geese across from the Flagstaff Athletic Club.

Jason
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25 Oct 2012, 4:46 PM,
#5
RE: Ross's goose, Continental Country Club Ponds
we did not find the ross' goose this morning at the country club. we did see 1 greater white-fronted goose with the canada geese. also a ferruginous hawk was nearby.
rich armstrong
928-282-3675
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