Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico
The Ross' goose at the bottom of the formation has a smaller head, shorter bill, and lacks the black line along the closure of the bill of the snow geese. The top bird is a blue goose, a color morph of snow geese.
Life Stages And Gender
Locomotion :: Flying
Steve Hinshaw (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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