small headed, short bill, dark head with crescent shaped white spot, white flanks, scapulars black with white dots, black spur on shoulder.
05 Oct 2013.
Bradford Dam, Bucks Co, PA.
Found in next to a lake.
ID confirmed by Sharon Moorman:
En bordure d'un étendu d'eau artificiel
Cherry-faced/Ruby (probably Cherry-faced)
medium sized white goose with black wing tips, long neck, thick-based bill with grin patch.
Only 1 image on BugGuide, but MPG shows it in several areas of Texas.
Female - has more pointed apices.
Fresh brood - several over all three days.
Larva. Usually covered with insect body parts, but appears this one is using more plant material.
Shrub with red berries.
En bordure d'un terrain de jeu
Shorebird with long bicolored bill, black tail with white rump, overall gray/brown back. Short dark legs.