Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Geese Grooming


The good man is the friend of all living things.
~Mahatma Gandhi




He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
~Socrates



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15 comments:

  1. Lovely pictures.

    As lovely as they are, geese just irritate the beejeeze out of me! I'm sure the fact that I have them in the 100's.....pooping everywhere around me doesn't help!

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  2. Great pictures! When I think about it, it seems amazing how birds are able to groom themselves so beautifully without any hands.

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  3. I'm always wary of geese, because they can get quite cross. My Dad used to tell me that they kept geese as 'guard dogs' at his house when he was a little boy. Good pictures though.

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  4. These are wonderful Icy!! you got some really good shots!! Wow we already have some Canadians migrating down.

    We saw some last week. I think it's going to be an early winter and a cold one too!!

    They usually don;t start showing up until the latter part of September.

    We have one pair that always stop over at our pond every year for a little rest I guess.

    They stay for about a week and then move on!!

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  5. You have some really nice shots in your blog. The geese are wonderful.

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  6. These are lovely photos...but around here, these geese can be serious pests! They contaminate ponds and water supplies when there are too many of them--so I often shoo them away (with a waved towel or blanket-quite a work out!) And Icy--I've gotten too many viruses from dropping, too--that part is such a huge, huge drag. Thanks for your comments!

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  7. beautiful photos Icy.

    when my husband's niece visited us, whenever we see geese, she would say she is scared of them, i asked her why, she said because they attack people, she could not blame them to be mean with people for people had been mean to them. however, i sometimes would stop and take a picture, sometimes really inching close, and she was surprised the geese did not attack me, she said our geese here are so well behaved, i was glad to see her also inching a little bit and taking closer picture, but not to the point we were disturbing them. she was happy to find out they do not attack people here, but i told her to be more careful with the gulls here :) for the gulls here are the more agressive ones.

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  8. Lovely geese :) I always see some by the river near my in-laws house.

    Mharms

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  9. Thank you everyone for your time and comment..

    The geese have destroyed our soccer field so I know what you all meant about being "pests"...

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  10. Wonderful pics, Icy. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. i midded this post - shows you i'd been really tied up. love feeding geese, but haven't dont that in a gooooood while! love to see them flying, too!

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  12. Amazing capture. I see a sort of form or reflection at the top of your photograph in white. What is that?

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  13. Ana,

    I was wondering about the same when I upload the pictures..I think it was the lines that the ducks swam by, but not sure..

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