RE: Duck, duck - GOOSE
Be glad to post it for you Jesse... took a quick look thru my email and
can't find it if you sent it...
> 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 <email@example.com> 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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