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Re: Duck, duck - GOOSE

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Duck, duck - GOOSE
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 17:19:40 -0600
  • References: <457565.1118267524307.JavaMail.root@sniper28>

I have a lot of time on my hands.

Re> Chatsworth is a fine surname, but would have to have a first name, like
Reginald or Rowena. Or maybe just a title, like Lord or Lady.

How about Lady Peeper Chatsworth?

Kitty


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Duck, duck - GOOSE


> What a cool idea...the gardenchat goose/swan/something or other. I like
> it. Chatsworth. Where do you come up with these names? LOL!!
>
>
>
> Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
<4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
> Oh, yes, send a picture.
> How big is he now? Sounds very intelligent.
> > I call him Peeper right now cause that's all he does.
> Just wait til that turns to "HONK!"
> I was thinking, if we all adopted him we could call him Chatsworth. A
> little La-de-da sounding, but...
>
> Kitty
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jesse Bell"
> To:
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 2:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Duck, duck - GOOSE
>
>
> > Really??? I have been away from the computer a few days and haven't had
> > time to do anymore research...my husband scoffs at the idea that it
> > could be a swan. It's neck is not extraordinarily long, but it is long.
> > I call him Peeper right now cause that's all he does. I have never seen
> > anything like this. Last night I went to weed Bermuda grass out of my
> > gardens and the goose is right there, helping me along. It grabs the
> > runner of grass and pulls really hard, sometimes falling backwards. He
> > stays with me wherever I go. In the mornings when I feed he follows me.
> > I have a riding lawnmower with a trailer on the back full of different
> > buckets of feed for the numerous DIFFERENT animals we have. He runs
> > behind me, peeping. When he gets tired I hold him on my lap and take him
> > back to his little swimming pool for a drink and a swim. I took a
> > digital picture of him. What is the best way to get his photo on here so
> > ya'll can see him? Send it to Donna????
> >
> >
> >
> > Theresa wrote:
> > Apparently for several swan species there are white and dark (really
> > grey) juveniles. For example, in the Mute Swan the white juveniles are
> > more common than the dark. The white versions have light pinkish orange
> > beaks and feet, but the dark ones have dark grey/black beaks and feet.
> > Soooooo- we still don't know what you've got! How big is it? Can it fly?
> >
> > Snow geese don't turn all white until they are adults according to what
> > I found. They also have black on their wing tips at all ages.
> >
> > Here's a pretty decent swan site:
> > http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/er/factsheets/birds/swan.htm
> >
> > Oh for heaven sake, Jesse take a picture of it to post- I'm dying of
> > curiosity!
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > Maria Olshin wrote:
> >
> > > Does it look like this? From a research station in Canada, and
> > > supposed to be cygnets, I guess of tundra swans.
> > >
> > > http://www.fw.umn.edu/CO-OP/Nestor1/2002%20WEB/CYGNETS3.jpg
> > > Here's the main page, with a lot of interesting pix:
> > > http://www.fw.umn.edu/CO-OP/Nestor1/Wildlife%20Pictures.htm
> > >
> > >> Not a swan because those babies have black beaks too. I'll have to
look
> > >> up the Snow Goose. It could be a common grey goose..they have orange
> > >> beaks and feet. But there aren't any of those around here?????
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> james singer wrote:Snow goose or swan?
> > >
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