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Inhabitants Busbridge Lakes

By pluckyfilly
Sorry no idea what type of goose this is if anybody knows please - answers on a P.C. Wink

Many thanks for all c/c's on yesterdays crested crane always appreciated

Off to see the bluebells today, gonna be one of those days I am afraid - in and out like !!!!!!!!!!!!!! I forget where this was goingGrin

Greater Magellan Goose - thank you Martinjp

Tags: General Close-up and macro Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: CaroleS, andylea, martinjp and 33 more

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Comments


andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 8:26AM
brilliant detail ann super colour and tones can't help with the id but it's a cracking capture nice one Wink
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martinjp 7 2 3 Wales
16 Apr 2012 8:29AM
Greater Magellan Goose, Choephaga picta leucoptera The male is white and female brown. Found in the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic. WinkWinkWink
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
16 Apr 2012 8:44AM
Excellent detail in this, Ann, well captured. Carol
susanbarton 8 11 1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 8:55AM
Beautiful detail and colour

Susan
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
16 Apr 2012 9:03AM
Well caught Ann. Excellent shot.
Ron
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
16 Apr 2012 9:08AM
Why would you want the answer sent round on Police Constable! GrinWink. Lovely clear, detailed capture Ann. Popping out to Apes Wood later to see how the 'bells are doing.

Dave
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
16 Apr 2012 9:57AM
I'm no use at identifying birds, Ann, but I see others are able to supply ID for you: fine capture of these two attractively plumaged geese.
Ronnie.
16 Apr 2012 10:12AM
I love the way that birds stand on one leg with such apparent ease, if only comes to mind, I can stagger standing still now and count it as a dance step.

Dougie
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
16 Apr 2012 10:24AM
Good details and tones Ann, well timed with the one leg balance
Regards Richard
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 10:41AM
An excellent capture Ann - splendid detail
Helen
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
16 Apr 2012 12:34PM
Couple of cuties Ann.

Regards

Trev.
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 1:10PM
Love this image simply because it give me a much needed lift, and of course the quality and composition of the photograph.

Regards Nathan
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
16 Apr 2012 3:12PM
Good detailed colouring here Ann.
Excellent shot.
Mick.
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
16 Apr 2012 3:37PM
A lovely pose captured here Ann,
Geoff.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
16 Apr 2012 3:41PM
A beautiful quality image, Ann Wink
Trev Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 4:28PM

Quote:Why would you want the answer sent round on Police Constable! GrinWink. Lovely clear, detailed capture Ann. Popping out to Apes Wood later to see how the 'bells are doing.

Dave

I went today they are out in Dockey Woods Herts. but not fully as yet
16 Apr 2012 6:20PM
gonna give you a vote just so it breaks the e2 cycle of friends
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
16 Apr 2012 6:29PM
Lovely sharp details again here Ann.

Best Matt
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
16 Apr 2012 6:39PM
Yes these look like magellanic geese Ann, they have some of them at Slimbridge, what a fine pair they are
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 6:51PM
See they are busy preening away there for you Ann
well captured
Bluebells almost ready at Winkworth
Lillian
Trev_B 9 148 68 England
16 Apr 2012 7:37PM
Lovely detail in these Greater Magellan Goose... obviously I new what they were ... yeh right...WinkWinkWink

I actually thought they were bloody great pigeons..

Anyhow a cracking pair really well presented... hope the bluebell hunt was a success.

Trev
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
16 Apr 2012 9:22PM
A lovely pair of gooooooses Ann.Smile
Brian.
goso 9 2 1 Australia
17 Apr 2012 12:44AM
Fine detail in the feathers Ann - well done ...Bill
ugly Plus
8 5 57 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2012 7:31AM
A nice brace of BIRDS...
Well taken...

Dave
17 Apr 2012 8:05PM
lovely shot with stunning colour and detail

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