Friday, May 29, 2009

Camera Critters - 05-30-09: Goose Families

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There are a lot of Canada geese that live around the downtown waterfront area in Portland. These families were swimming along the seawall while I was above them on the promenade.

I hadn't noticed the aggression posturing of the parents until I downloaded the photos. I was concentrating on the beautiful goslings.


Caspette said...

Awww they are so cute. Mamma clearly was not happy with you being nearby.

Baby birds are always so cute with their fluffy down.

Marie Reed said...

I just love how the pictures on your blog are so BIG! Wonderful!

Janie said...

In the 3rd photo, the baby seems to be mimicking the parent's posture. Interesting observation on the aggressive stance, and great photos!

Snap said...

Oh, my goodness. I think I'd be out everyday taking pictures of the babes. Wonderful! Thank you!

Martha said...

Great series for this week's Camera Critters! Lovely shots!

Anonymous said...

Great photos!

Joy said...

I love the angles in your photos!

Cezar and Léia said...

Perfect pictures!You did a wonderful composition in these captures!Lovely family!
purrs and noselicks from Brazil
Luna ( and mommy Léia )- Camera Critters

Karen said...

Lovely photos !!

Yes, the Mum or Dad goose, dfinitely does not look happy about you being near the babies.

I've noticed that in a couple of photos that I have taken at the lake, of parents and babies.

i beati said...

so many wonderfully clear duck ohotos today Sandy

Anonymous said...

This little family is really coming along nicely!

Rambling Woods said...

They are cute aren't they. These guys look like they are about a month old or so and nobody is as protective as a goose parent...
Michelle From Rambling Woods

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