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Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens)  Animal,Bird,Chen caerulescens,Geotagged,Goose,Snow Goose,Snow goose,United States,Zoo Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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The snow goose , also known as the blue goose, is a North American species of goose. Its name derives from the typically white plumage. The genus of this bird is disputed. The American Ornithologists' Union and BirdLife International place this species and the other "white geese" in the ''Chen'' genus, while other authorities follow the traditional treatment of placing these species in the "gray goose" genus ''Anser''.

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Jun 18, 2014. Captured Jun 1, 2014 15:55 in 51 Winona Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14617, USA.
  • E-PM1
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO800
  • 150mm