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Checklist S50400063

 
Location
116th Ave and 8th St. wetland, Allegan County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:42 PM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
30 minute(s)
Observers:
Tim Cornish
Comments:
N/A
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.8.4
Species
6 species (+1 other taxa) total
4

Significantly smaller and shorter necked than nearby CAGO and only slightly larger than nearby Mallard. Steep vertical forehead and short stubby bill gave them a “cute look” typical of Cackling Goose. Plumage seemed to be more of a purplish gray than nearby CAGO. Still pics from video to be added.

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© Tim Cornish

Cackling Goose left of TUSW

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© Tim Cornish

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© Tim Cornish

Three of four Cackling Goose by CAGO for comparison

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© Tim Cornish

3 Cackling Goose between two CAGO at water’s edge

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© Tim Cornish

Cackling Goose at waters edge in line with Mallard above it.

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4

2 adult 2 Juv

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© Tim Cornish

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1
1
Larus sp.
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Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes