Ross' Geese (Chen rossii) DSC_0184

A tiny white goose with black wingtips, the Ross' Goose is like a miniature version of the more abundant Snow Goose. The Ross' Goose breeds in the central Arctic and winters primarily in central California. During srping migration, tens of thousands of Ross' geese transit Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and flooded agricultural fields nearby.

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Uploaded on August 6, 2007