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Re: Duck, duck - GOOSE

Heck- send the picture to some one- we're dying to see it!


Jesse Bell wrote:

>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 <tchessie@comcast.net> 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:
>Oh for heaven sake, Jesse take a picture of it to post- I'm dying of 
>Maria Olshin wrote:
>>Does it look like this? From a research station in Canada, and 
>>supposed to be cygnets, I guess of tundra swans.
>>Here's the main page, with a lot of interesting pix:
>>>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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