Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)  Photographed at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge in northern California on June 1, 2009.  It was one of a pair.  Although the species is common in northern California in winter, this pair seemed to be lingering late. Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) Pair  Photographed at King's Bend Park in Pittsford, NY near Rochester on Feb 7, 2016.  This species is uncommon in New York State.  Also, they are usually seen during spring and fall migrations, not in winter. Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens)  Photographed at Sodus Bay in Wayne County, NY on March 28, 2004.  Digiscoping photo.  Although snow geese are sometimes seen in large numbers, this one was solitary.
Brant (Branta bernicla) Walking  Photographed at Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY on Nov 15, 2006 just as it was about to slip into the water. Brant (Branta bernicla) Swimming  Photographed at Irondequoit Bay near Rochester, NY on Nov 11, 2012. Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) Pair with Goslings Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) in Flight