Not a Brant at Deer Lake in Aitkin County

Are these pictures of a Brant? All three photos are of the same bird taken in a few minutes. Do you agree with the identification?

Snow Goose   Chen caerulescens
Deer Lake, Minnesota  2001-11-18 1:14 PM
Canon Eos D30 + Cannon 300 f/2.8 APO 2:1 1/500-5.6 at 600 mm
   David Cahlander

Snow Goose   Chen caerulescens
Deer Lake, Minnesota  2001-11-18 1:17 PM
Canon Eos D30 + Cannon 50 f/2.8 1/90-2.8
Digiscope image taken through a spotting scope.
   David Cahlander

 

Last updated 2001 Nov 19
David Cahlander david@cahlander.com