Cackling Goose (minima)

Branta hutchinsii minima

ML78283531


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Colin Dillingham
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eBird Checklist S41114938
Sierraville
Sierra, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 39.5896, -120.367 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Minima are the two geese in the background.

Observation details

Rare bird, much smaller than adjacent moffitti Canada goose (foreground in this image), and also smaller than adjacent parvipes Canada goose (which are not in this image). The minima geese show purple upper breast color, short neck, very small bill.

Technical Information

Model
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
f-stop
f/6.5
Focal length
247 mm
Shutter speed
1/200 sec
ISO
100
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
1,588KB
Dimensions
3335 x 2501

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