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Snow Goose - Dark Morph

Image # 1D2_01133

Bosque del Apache


Canon 600L/f4 IS with 1.4x II Teleconverter

ISO 200, f/11, 1/800 second

Manual Metering

Gitzo 1325/ArcaSwiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick



I noticed a fair number of this darker version of the Snow Goose, mixed in with the much more numerous white variety. According to my Sibley's 'Guide to Birds' the dark morph was previously considered a separate species, the Blue Goose.