Saturday, January 15, 2011

Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens)

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.

Audience: General. File Size: 293.798 KB. Height: 474, Width: 639. Color Space: RGB,
Original Format Digital. Date created: 2008-04-18. Date modified: 2008-07-21

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suruha said...

Awesome photo! I wouldn't want to live near that place! LOL
Just wanted to stop in and say THANK YOU! Today's feed brought 3 new images/articles to my e-mail and they are all cool! I really do appreciate all the fab images you post!


sookietex said...

Thanks Su :D

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