A Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) was on Prospect Lake today. They are not uncommon in Jamaica Bay during the winter months, but don’t visit interior Brooklyn very often. Among the most abundant waterfowl on the continent, Snow Geese are often seen in huge numbers on fallow fields and wetlands.
- Daily Raptor: Gaggling geese announce Red-tailed hawk overhead; another is blitzed by Jays while ravening flesh. Green-Wood. 53 minutes ago
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