• Pink-footed Goose

    Common NamePink-footed Goose
    Scientific NameAnser brachyrhynchus
    Type of ReportRare Species
    Date of Observation03/24/2018
    • Other Documentation of Observation
    • Other Documentation of Observation
    Number Observed1
    Reporting Observer's NameDavid Hoag
    Mailing Address173 W Shore Rd
    Grand Isle, VT 05458
    United States
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    Date Completed03/27/2018
    Latitude of Observation44.743
    Longitude of Observation-73.312
    Place NameSimms Point Rd
    TownshipGrand Isle
    CountyGrand Isle
    Vermont eBird Checklist URLebird.org
    Time of Day10:08 AM
    Length of Time Observed(>5 min ? ) at 10:08 & 10:20
    Maximum Estimated Distance from Bird (in feet)unknown (~500'?)
    Minimum Estimated Distance from Bird (in feet)unknown (~500'?)
    Optical Equipment Used for Observation

    N/A (photo'd)

    Observer’s Previous Acquaintance With This or Similar Species

    March 31, 1999 (one-half mile SE of this site)

    I certify that that attachments included with this report were captured during this observation event​​.
    Verbal Narrative & Description of Observation

    N/A see photos/checklist
    Unknown if arrived overnight with Snow Goose flock (as in 1999) or with Canada Geese.

    IMPORTANT: What similar species were eliminated when making the identification and how was this bird different?

    As in 1999, initially recognized and differentiated from White-fronted Goose by the beak color pattern, .....

    This report was written from notes taken:Written from Memory

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