<< Previous Next >>

Flight of Canada geese


Flight of Canada geese
Photo Information
Copyright: Alan Kolnik (Alan_Kolnik) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 38 N: 343] (2616)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-09-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D610, Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM+1.4xTC
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-10-28 6:27
Viewed: 321
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A group of Canada geese flew overhead. They have become a major nuisance, fouling open areas such as sports fields and parks with their droppings since they have become such a large population in urban areas.

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose/lifehistory

Canada Geese live in a great many habitats near water, grassy fields, and grain fields. Canada Geese are particularly drawn to lawns for two reasons: they can digest grass, and when they are feeding with their young, manicured lawns give them a wide, unobstructed view of any approaching predators. So they are especially abundant in parks, airports, golf courses, and other areas with expansive lawns.


The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body. Native to arctic and temperate regions of North America, its migration occasionally reaches northern Europe. It has been introduced to the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, and the Falkland Islands.[2] Like most geese, the Canada goose is primarily herbivorous and normally migratory; it tends to be found on or close to fresh water.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_goose

Extremely successful at living in human-altered areas, Canada geese have proven able to establish breeding colonies in urban and cultivated areas, which provide food and few natural predators. The success of this common park species has led to its often being considered a pest species because of its depredation of crops and its noise, droppings, aggressive territorial behavior towards both humans and other animals, and its habit of begging for food (caused by human hand feeding).

Hotelcalifornia has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
Discussions
None
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

Hello Alan,
Beautiful idea keeping all of them in the frame. Natural colors and quite well sharp picture.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice weekend,
Srikumar

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2019-11-06 4:11]

Hi Alan,great timing and perfect camera settings to take this group of geese in flight so well,rich composition and excellent sharpness too,well done! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Calibration Check
















0123456789ABCDEF