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Canada Goose


Canada Goose
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Copyright: Trevor McLeod (rapidshot) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 0 N: 419] (2844)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-07-31
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX 50 HS
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-18 16:12
Viewed: 1718
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
At least 11 subspecies of Canada Goose have been recognized and as of 2004 some of the smaller subspecies were designated their own species—the Cackling Goose.
Researchers have identified about 13 different calls from Canada Geese. These vary including loud greeting/alarm calls and soft sounds from feeding geese.
While their eggs are incubating females lose their flight feathers, so they cannot fly until after their eggs hatch.
A group of geese has many collective nouns, including a "gaggle", "blizzard", "chevron", "knot", "plump", and "string" of geese.

http://identify.whatbird.com/obj/85/overview/Canada_Goose.aspx

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6422 W: 89 N: 15571] (65154)
  • [2014-08-18 16:24]

Hi Trevor,perfect light so well exposed to take the best plumage detail of this elegant goose,absolutely great the sharpness on the reflections too,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

H, Trevor,

Light is low however you made a perfect exposure on this canada goose. The details on black and white are very clear. I liked it.

Thanks :)

Hello Trevor-I like the way you present Duck/Goose picture.Another beautiful picture with splendid colour and sharpness.Nice light and framed too.Water droplets on its feather look nice.Thanks for sharing.Regards-Srikumar

Hello Trevor,
Nice to see your images. Remarkable photo. The contrast against the background is superb. Very nice photo taken from a excellent POV.
Thanks for sharing!
Marius.

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