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Brent goose

By Daxiesmum
Taken at the same time as the shot of the Teal. I had gone to farlington Marshes, the nearest nature reserve to me, to get a shot or two of the geese before they returned to their breeding grounds in N Russia, and although I got lots of flight shots, this one appealed to me most. The geese breathe every 3 or 5 wing beats, and this shows a breath being taken. They can flyfor days without a break; remarkable creatures, especially when you realise they feed on eel grass and ordinary grass.

Tags: Wildlife Nature Birds Geese Wildlife and nature

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tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 9:24PM
An interesting write-up and a fab natural world imageSmile

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Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 9:46PM
Lovely shot Becky
even the water droplets captured
and like the info
Lillian
21 Mar 2013 11:07PM
Well captured. An impressive image. Well exposed.

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