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Morning,

An unusual bird today in the form of a leucistic goose. This means it has less pigment in the feathers so appears white or grey but is not the same as an albino.
This was with a group of Canada geese but there has been a suggestion from elsewhere that it is actually a Greylag, not sure myself so I will await the experts.

Cheers

Andy

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:300.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 May 2012 - 3:42 PM
Focal Length:420mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
Title:Leucistic Goose
Username:Andysnapper Andysnapper
Uploaded:21 May 2012 - 6:25 AM
Tags:Birds, Canada goose, General, Greylag, Leucistic, Wildlife / nature
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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 6:33 AM

Stunning shot Andy its almost posing for you .
Rob

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Deep_Bhatia
21 May 2012 - 7:12 AM

Fantastic action captured. Deep

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MoragM
MoragM  4 Scotland
21 May 2012 - 7:28 AM

Stunning wing formation and detail.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 8:48 AM

Wonderful pose and superb clarity, Andy.

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marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 10:43 AM

Great timing, and superb detail... Nicely done Andy.

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
21 May 2012 - 11:55 AM

Brilliantly captured, excellent detail and perfect pose.

Rgds

John

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 1:04 PM

Absolutely stunning Andy...

Barry

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nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 5:17 PM

Gorgeous capture!

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4547 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2012 - 7:49 PM

Superb shot !!!....wonderful 'pose' & wing shapes !!!....1st class !!

It's head is certainly that of a Greylag, & I have seen similar birds swimming with Greys'..........??

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tonyguitar
21 May 2012 - 10:53 PM

He may be Loostistick, but you caught him in a loosely graceful moment. Top notch! TG

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