18 December 2014

Bean Goose







A lone Bean Goose in among the swans at Onuma this afternoon..............presumably a straggler from the large flocks which winter further south.......................

8 comments:

  1. i have never seen this goose and your photographs show it well

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    1. I've never seen one in the UK either........

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  2. Nice shots - I've seen these at Poyang (on the Yangtse) in China, but they were miles away !

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    1. Thanks for the comment John, this one was neither tame nor shy................

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  3. Great pics. We get large flocks around Fukushimatagata, Niigata every winter but there's no chance of getting this close.

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    1. This one was probably thinking 'hey this isn't Fukushimatagata, where is everyone anyway?'

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  4. Great, clear pictures. Shows the plumage details really well.

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