Mark Taplin's picture

Goose at TC April 2013

Observed: 22nd April 2013 By: Mark Taplin
WP_20130426_001
Description:

can anyone suggest what this bird might be please?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

dejayM's picture

Rare goose

Mark - My linking went astray in the ID - sorry
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/316092
Is your pic taken from the car window?
Can you say how and where you saw it? (the goose!)
Robert - the plate (cere?) on the bill is the key.
ðj

ranon.2011's picture

Strange anyway you look at

Strange anyway you look at it.

dejayM's picture

grunt

Yes, I thought at first glance it might be a Vulture!
My posting is of the only other one on iSpot.
Hardly surprising..
Here's a link
http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/?base=5110
DO listen to its grunt!

Mark - what's TC?
I do hope we get a few agreements!
ð

Mark Taplin's picture

what's TC?

Thorpe Constantine, Staffordshire