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A flock of migrants arrived a few days ago. They are all smaller than the usual canada geese we get around here in Little Compton and their honk is a little higher pitched. The coloration and everything else is the same. There is a flock of about 30 of them eating in a cornfield daily. Any idea of what species of goose are we dealing with here?
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are you sure there not just young birds how do you no that they are migrant birds probaly local young birds grouping up
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Possibly Richardson's cacklers? They have been sighted before in New England. Did they appear after the recent strong NW winds?
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Migrators are showing up already for sure.
The AP geese (migrators) are smaller then our RP (resident) birds.
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