Title: Snow Geese. Alternative Title: Chen caerulescens Chen caerulescens. Creator: Lee Karney, Description: Flock of Snow geese on Bosque del Apache NWR. Subject: Birds. Aquatic animals. Location: New Mexico. FWS Site: BOSQUE DEL APACHE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.
The Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens), also known as the Blue Goose, is a North American species of goose. Its name derives from the typically white plumage. The breeding population of the Lesser Snow Goose exceeds 5 million birds, an increase of more than 300 percent since the mid-1970s.
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Type: Still Image. Format: JPG. Item ID: WO_297 LKarney Snow Geese flock. Language: English.
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Original Format Digital. Date created: 2008-04-18. Date modified: 2008-07-21
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