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Canada Goose

By Glostopcat  
One of the resident canada geese at Woorgreens Lake in the Forest of Dean, taken on Tuesday on a day out with fellow epzers' AdeOsman and gary_d. This fella and some of his gang harassed Gary at lunchtime when he was attempting to take some landscapes, no doubt they thought he had brought them some food. Either that or his Lynx Africa deodorant spray which he uses had made him appear irresistible, as the advertisers are fond of telling us Lynx is a guaranteed bird puller!Wink lol Because Ade left just after lunch he missed the lady of the lake going for an afternoon swim, the hot weather had encouraged a leggy blonde to strip off, don her bikini and go for a swim to cool off! I don't have any pictures of her for you to view Mikbee and Lifesnapper so you will have to make do with this elegant long necked bird instead!Grin In all seriousness you would have been gravely disappointed had I taken a photograph and uploaded it, as Gary would testify she was no stunning swimwear model a la Kate Upton! This is the Forest of Dean after all and not Florida!Smile

Tags: Forest of dean Canada goose Glos Wildlife and nature Woorgreens Lake Woorgreens Nature Reserve

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Comments


CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
26 Jul 2012 8:59AM
A great capture with a lovely reflection, Ed. Bet the big 'O' was sorry he left early Wink Carol

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26 Jul 2012 9:07AM
Beautiful reflection Ed,
Fred.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
26 Jul 2012 9:19AM
A beauty. Great details and a perfect looking reflection set amongst all that glorious blue!

Ann
philhomer 6 66 32 England
26 Jul 2012 9:28AM
well time regards composition and superb reflection but i think a little -ve EC would have helped with those highlights
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
26 Jul 2012 9:32AM
Great and fantastic capture,ED like the colour and reflection in this fine capture,very well done,
saeid
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 9:43AM
Powerful reflection with a great result
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
26 Jul 2012 10:11AM
What Ed didn't tell you was that it was one of the Forest's wild boar that had taken a swim. quite a sight in swimwear I'd imagine, I heard Gary got very excited! Wink

Ade
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 11:11AM
Never mind you got a beautiful 'bird' anyway.
Very graceful image.
KateGrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
26 Jul 2012 12:03PM
Love your storyline, Ed, and Mick and John will be so disappointed you only managed this long necked specimen.WinkWink
Ronnie.
26 Jul 2012 12:17PM
Nice shot Ed. Good reflection Smile

Mark
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
26 Jul 2012 12:58PM
Nice clear shot Ed, a few birds in bikini's wouldn't go amiss mind.

Best Matt
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 1:07PM
An image which ticks so many photographic boxes, and so many more. A real top quality photograph. Further more a rather cheery pre-narrative.

Regards Nathan
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
26 Jul 2012 1:25PM
Best Ade did'nt see the blond Ed, the way he was knackered after half a day out with us youngsters we would have had to carry him back, and that's not something either of us would have found enjoyable, perish the thought, a great shot here Ed under very harsh lighting conditions.


gary
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
26 Jul 2012 3:21PM
A fine shot Ed.
And I will be the judge on the merits of bikini clad blondes,
no matter what shape form or size they are,so in future please upload
ALL EVIDENCE OF THE SUBJECT IN QUESTION !!
Mick.
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
26 Jul 2012 3:34PM
WOW! a great shadow!
Great goose as well!
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
26 Jul 2012 5:01PM
They are rather handsome birds - there's just too many of them.
Joan.
26 Jul 2012 6:55PM
Ha haaaaaaaa love the write up Ed Smile and I'm so glad you've called this Bird by it's proper name, unlike some who call them 'Canadian Geese', it really winds me up, but not half as much as missing a young Lady getting into a Bikini and going in for a Swim, even if She's not quite top Totty Ed Wink

John Wink
goso 10 2 1 Australia
26 Jul 2012 8:50PM
Great work Ed ...Bill
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
26 Jul 2012 9:50PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed
carper123 Plus
4 920 8 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 10:10PM
Terrific image Ed, great reflection and colours, luv the catchlight in the eyes, it brings the picture to life.
well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
26 Jul 2012 10:59PM
perfect reflection and that goose seems to be watching you with acritical eye ... hope he takes me right, do my feathers look all shiny (yes he did take a good protrait)
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
27 Jul 2012 7:33AM
YES.

Rock
Tibetan 4 3 England
27 Jul 2012 2:05PM
I suppose it makes a change from butter fly's and it has wings anyway, nice detailed shot like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
banehawi Plus
12 1.4k 3494 Canada
27 Jul 2012 10:41PM
Nice reflection.


W
10 Aug 2012 11:54PM
Beautiful image. Well shot. Elaine

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