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By JimV
One of the geese which are at the pond all year except for a few months in winter, when they are taken to a warmer place - lucky them - the seagull in V2 has just dropped in to see what food he could scavenge for himself, or maybe steal from the ducks!

Many, many thanks for your warm response to my return, very humbling and convinces me that this is the ONLY site I'd ever consider being on, as I'm sure some were maybe wondering if I'd absconded to Facebook, Flickr, or the like, when I was away so long. I do have a tenuous connection with the two I've mentioned but only because my son and/or grandchildren use them, so I keep up to date with them that way, I do not post anything on either!
I have a correction to make too, on checking back to my last upload before my hiatus, many of you got the impression I was celebrating my 84th. birthday, when what I was meaning I was EMBARKING on my 84th. year, so you see I'm still just a young fella of 83, or to be exact 83 and one quarter now Smile
Finally, my sincerest thanks for your C&C's on 'Crocuses', hope you like today's effort too.

Tags: Goose Seagull Dartmouth Wildlife and nature Sullivans pond

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dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
8 May 2012 3:32AM
Hi Jim.. these are 2 beautiful captures. I have not been on here as much but sure love getting on here to see your work. Glad to read I didn't miss your birthday.. Smile Hope you have been doing well... thanks for your lovely comment on Tori's pic Smile

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
8 May 2012 4:14AM
Two fine specimens, very well captured: just wish I could take of for somewhere warmer in winter, which here now seems to last from October to MayWinkWink
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
8 May 2012 5:38AM
Two fine captures, Jim. Carol
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
8 May 2012 7:06AM
Two great clear shot,maybe you can help me?Are you able to say the different between a goose and a gander?That what I have put in my PF today
Netta Smile
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
8 May 2012 7:11AM
two belters jim wonderful detail brilliant colours like them both nice ones Wink
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
8 May 2012 7:47AM
Two great images, both full of all the right photograph ingredient, "just don't ask me what they are"...

REgards Nathan
danmclean 11 1 Australia
8 May 2012 8:13AM
Two fine shots Jim, Great to see you back on. I remember when I joined EPZ it was around August 2006 and you were the first person I had any contact with, you helped me out alot when i first started. If i remember I think you told me you had just joined the month before me jound about July 2006. Seems so long ago now but glad to see you back on....
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
8 May 2012 8:21AM
Two excellent captures here Jim - I love the goose!!!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
8 May 2012 8:39AM
As a child we had huge flocks of geese - always loved them, they are so clever!
This is a very beautiful one, and so well taken showing her natural habitat.

With all the joy about the goose, I forgot to say, the gull is a beauty, too.
Jocelia 6 2 1 Australia
8 May 2012 9:15AM
Both captures of these birds are a treasure and so well taken.
V1 for the tops but they are equal really….

Paul_cats Plus
12 61 22 Scotland
8 May 2012 10:17AM
Two lovely natural images Jim.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
8 May 2012 1:48PM
Two great bird images--- no way to choose which one as I prefer them both!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
8 May 2012 7:16PM
It was well worth having a gander at these Jim, you are starting to master wildlife photography now
RTDS 9 Cyprus
8 May 2012 9:01PM
2 Excellent captures with great details.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
9 May 2012 12:24PM
Lovely light and focus on these two birds, Jim!

NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
9 May 2012 4:30PM
good sharp shots with great colour ,as usual, equally as good.
LexEquine 12 19 United States
10 May 2012 4:23PM
'Two excellent Shots,' Jim~

That's a 'Fat white Goose in v1~~ GrinTongueWink

~ Peter

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