Snow Goose

The Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) comes in two morphs or color varieties.  The white morph is snowy white with black wingtips.  The adult blue morph has a white head, neck, underparts, and tail coverts, but is otherwise mostly gray-brown.  The immature blue morph is similar, but with a brownish head.  A few Snow Geese are…… Continue reading Snow Goose

Greater White-Fronted Goose

The Greater White-Fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) is named for the strip of white feathers surrounding its pink bill.  Overall, however, it is mostly dark gray-brown with black barring and speckling on its belly, earning it the name “speckle-belly”.  Its tail is black with contrasting white tail coverts.  This is the only eastern goose with bright…… Continue reading Greater White-Fronted Goose

Kansas Outdoor Treasures

If you love exploring the beautiful scenery of Kansas, then this guide is a must for you! Kansas Outdoor Treasures: A Guide to Over 60 Natural Destinations by Julie M. Cirlincuina has something to offer to outdoor enthusiasts of all varieties: Hiking.Biking.Horseback riding.Auto tours.Fishing.Hunting.Camping. This guide to the parks, byways, and other wonders of Kansas…… Continue reading Kansas Outdoor Treasures