Goslings Are Here!

Goslings of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 4

Goslings of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 3

Goslings of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 2

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011 marked the first spotting of the Goslings of the Canada Goose(Branta canadensis) . Thee first spotting in 2010 was May 5th. Yesterday, one family with 6 goslings, today 2 families with an additional 2 more goslings. It was FASCINATING to watch the families grow last year. I think we had 4-5 families at Spring’s end, with long rows of gosling groups. They eat from the yards and around the edges of the lake. This morning I ran out quickly without shoes, forgetting it was 43 degrees outside and we haven’t mowed yet. . .  Hypothermia on the toesies was worth it for these great shots!

Goslings of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 5

May 18 2011 Goslings of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 6

May 18 2011 Goslings of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 7

May 18 2011 Goslings of the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 8

Mr. Mallard says he’ll bring his lil ones out later, Mama likes to sleep in til the sun hits our side of the lake a bit warmer. Winking smile

Mallard, May 19, 2011Duck, Mallard, May 19, 2011

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