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Greylag Geese

By Mike_Smith
A pair of Greylag Geese in flight today. Thank you for your interest.

The ancestor of most domestic geese, the greylag is the largest and bulkiest of the wild geese native to the UK and Europe. In many parts of the UK it has been re-established by releasing birds in suitable areas, but the resulting flocks (often mixed with Canada geese) found around gravel pits, lakes and reservoirs all year round in southern Britain tend to be semi-tame and uninspiring. The native birds and wintering flocks found in Scotland retain the special appeal of truly wild geese.

Tags: Birds Geese General Bird Anser anser Greylag geese Wildlife and nature

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top class capture of them in flight here Mike and good detail and colour.


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2 Oct 2013 5:55PM
An excellent, well-timed in-flight capture, Mike, with lovely detail and colour. Beautifully presented with the white keystroke. Like this a lot.

Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 5:57PM
Superb timing here Mike. Excellent DoF and fab colours too. A truly lovely image. Smile

Trev_B 11 151 68 England
2 Oct 2013 6:04PM
Wonderful detail Mike...

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 6:08PM
Superb inflight photography Mike, incredibly sharp and so very well positioned within the frame..

Regards Nathan
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
2 Oct 2013 6:17PM
What a great capture Mike...excellent photography
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
2 Oct 2013 6:18PM
This is excellent photography Mike !! A superb and lovely image !!
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 6:19PM
Beautiful in flight shot of these lovely Geese,

Ali Grin
wow great flight shot lovely detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
6 3 8 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 6:23PM
Excellent timing and detailGrin
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
2 Oct 2013 6:29PM
Superb capture Mike. Quality shot.GrinGrin
2 Oct 2013 6:40PM
Mike that is one splendid capture. Really something out of the ordinary.

2 Oct 2013 6:51PM
I heared you had a good photo of Geese so, (thought I'd take a quick ganderSmile and was not disappointed, it's a cracking shot! Well capturedSmileSmileSmile
Fantastic in flight shot Mike. Superb. Cathy
2 Oct 2013 7:30PM
What a perfect moment to capture. I love how they are on their opposites flight movement. Great colours and super sharp.
2 Oct 2013 7:32PM
A brilliant capture Mike, lovely detail.

Jenny Smile
dave1967 6 4 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2013 7:32PM
Great shot
9 10 10 England
2 Oct 2013 7:45PM
An excellent in flight shot and the same goes for the detail.Smile
Well captured. Great in-flight image.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
2 Oct 2013 8:01PM
A tremendous inflight shot, timed to perfection
2 Oct 2013 8:18PM
Great Bif Mike I love the light and detail

AnneB50 6 118 18 Scotland
2 Oct 2013 9:39PM
Lovely shot Mike, perfect timing
2 Oct 2013 10:05PM
A really stunning in flight capture Mike. Just perfect.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
2 Oct 2013 10:40PM
A cracking image. All your awards tell you this. Superb.
2 Oct 2013 11:53PM
Outstanding photography Mike. Well captured indeed
Great in-flight image, Mike. Perfectly captured. Congrats on your GEA and all those UAs.
senn Plus
7 5 1 Belgium
4 Oct 2013 3:11PM
stunning DOF and clarity
4 Oct 2013 9:58PM
Excellent shot - so sharp.
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
5 Oct 2013 6:14PM
A wonderful inflight shot Mike & so sharp . Really stands out xx
6 Oct 2013 3:53PM
Top class work!Smile
Regards Valery

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