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Leucistic Sandhill Crane

Last spring Leonard and I discovered a partially leucistic Canada goose at Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Lassen County CA). Last weekend, much to our surprise, we found another partially leucistic bird, this time a sandhill crane (Antigone canadensis). This rare … Continue reading

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Leucistic Canada Goose

About a week ago Leonard and I discovered a leucistic Canada goose (Branta canadensi) and its mate near our home in Big Valley (Modoc County CA). The two geese appear to be a nesting pair and the leucistic goose seems … Continue reading

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Leucistic Goose

The greater white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons) will shortly be leaving our area if they are to arrive in their Arctic breeding grounds by the end of April or early May. This winter, and last winter, amid the large flocks of … Continue reading

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