Thursday, January 31, 2013

Sky Watch - Canadian visitors

This was one of three waves  of Canada Geese that flew over Tuesday as the sun was setting. I think they were heading to farm fields east of Frederick to bed down for the night. These shots were taken at a shopping center, but I have also seen large groups over our house. They were squawking loudly, seemly an argument about where to go. Canada Geese are in the area year round, but during winter the numbers increase greatly, hence my conclusion that these have come south for the winter.


17 comments:

Jackie said...

I love to see them, when I can.
They are not here (North Florida/South Georgia) unless they are migrating...and then I get to see them.
Beautiful!

HansHB said...

Nice sky-photos!
Happy SkyWatcFriday to you!

eileeninmd said...

It is cool to hear and see these large flocks of Geese. Usually you can hear them before seeing them. Great captures, Lew!

DrillerAA09 said...

We have alot of these that people have fed and now they are permanent residents.

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Judy said...

I love to see the large flocks of geese, and other birds!!

Sylvia K said...

Oh, I love the geese in flight!! What great captures for the day, Lew! I love to hear them, too! Hope you have a good weekend!!

Carver said...

Great shots of the flocks of geese.

Frostbite and Sunburn said...

Wow! Lots of geese! Great shots.

Steffi said...

Very beautiful photo for SWF!
Thank you for sharing and have a nice weekend!

Merisi said...

These are large skeins of geese, beautifully captured against the evening sky.

Happy Sky Watch,
Merisi

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Amazing! I don't get to see this in my S CA skies.

RuneE said...

It is nice to see geese in the sky again. Most geese leave Norway in the winter. And their leaving and coming more or less defines the seasons.

Pearl Maple said...

Great photos of the geese in motion, they are a beautiful sight

Tara R. said...

A wonderful capture on the flock in flight.

Karen said...

"OH Canada, our home and native land". So that's where all our geese are! Great shots Lew.