Molting Lesser Snow Geese

geese

Detailed Description

Flightless lesser snow geese in a capture pen on the Colville River Delta in northern Alaska. USGS biologists capture and band lesser snow geese each year on the Colville River Delta to quantify population growth and to better understand migration and wintering areas of these birds. More information on this research can be found here.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3023 x 4032

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Colville River delta, AK, US