Ross’s Goose – 11/12/12
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 11/12/12
Observation Time: 5:05 p.m.
Observation Location: Wolomolopoag Pond
Common Name: Ross’s Goose
Scientific Name: Chen rossii
Comments: The Ross’s goose resembles a snow goose, but smaller, and with a shorter neck. It is snow white with black wing tips. This individual was seen among dozens of Canada geese on their way south for the winter, and attracted a number of bird watchers to Wolomolopoag Pond.
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