• Snow Geese in Florida

    9 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    By their very name, most would assume you can't spot Snow Geese in Florida. The Sunshine State isn't known for its massive snow drifts, nor for the massive flocks of Snow Geese that grace states like Texas and New Mexico every winter.
    Of course, Snow Geese are named for their appearance, not their proclivity for frozen places, and every year birders do spot the occasional white waterfowl. 2020 was that year for me!
    I arrived at St. Marks National Wildlife refuge in search of water birds - ducks and mergansers in particular. Every year they migrate down to this Gulf Coast protected area...
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