Ross's goose not re-found this morning to early afternoon. I looked on the
hill described in the earlier post and in several areas around it where
other geese were seen. Many Canada geese, crow, and turkey vultures were
I will try again later today.
On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Ben Harste <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The Ross's Goose is currently feeding with a loose group of about 7 Canada
> Geese. I am currently watching it from 7th St S west of 11th Ave S on a
> grassy slope south of 7th St. This is in Hopkins, Hennepin County, MN. It
> is quite a distance from the road right now on private property, the large
> hill/development site south of the road. The group has moved up the hill
> but mostly stayed in the same spot for the last 20 minutes or so.
> To get to this location if you go east on 5th St from the previous
> location you need to go to the end of the road, go south two blocks on 11th
> Ave S and then turn west on 7th St S which is a dead-end street.
> Ben Harste,
> Bloomington, MN
> > On Oct 20, 2013, at 16:07, donn mattsson <[log in to unmask]>
> > Son Jon found a Ross's goose in Hopkins feeding the last four days with
> > small groups of Canada geese. We located the bird today at the
> > intersection of 5th St. and 16th Avenue South and have seen it all along
> > that area on 5th. It is feeding in the street and grass and you can get
> > very close for great looks. If you are coming on Shady Oak, turn east on
> > K-Tel Drive, which turns into 5th St.
> > Kathy Mattsson
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