October 08, 2013

Follow the leader

Follow the leader by ricmcarthur
Follow the leader, a photo by ricmcarthur on Flickr.
Several large flights of Canada geese came into Rondeau Bay and flew by the dock I was on.
The wing beats and the continuous calling made for a audio treat.
Photo taken at Rondeau Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.

Scientific stuff
Branta canadensis
Size & Shape
Canada Geese are big waterbirds with a long neck, large body, large webbed feet, and wide, flat bill.
Color Pattern
Canada Geese have a black head with white cheeks and chinstrap, black neck, tan breast, and brown back.
Behaviour
Canada Geese feed by dabbling in the water or grazing in fields and large lawns. They are often seen in flight moving in pairs or flocks; flocks often assume a V formation.
www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose/id

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