Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Canada Geese

On Saturday April 11,Jake and I were out looking for photo opportunities.
This is not unusual,as we do this as often as possible.
On this day we found these two Canada Geese sitting in some very icy waters.
It looks like this one is having a good stretch after a refreshing swim. And even higher on tippy toes.
Those wings need a good work-out before we can go on.
Trying to 'swim' in the ice doesn't work so well.
I guess the ice was not quite thick enough to hold his weight.
Finally they both made it to more solid ice. I enjoyed my photo op.and the geese were no worse for wear.
God's laughter is heard in the song of birds.

18 comments:

Montanagirl said...

I enjoyed your photo too! Great shots.

Betsy Banks Adams said...

You and Jake take the best pictures, Ruth. I love seeing your Canada Geese.

By the way, that Iris photo that Jake took (on your sidebar) is incredible.

Have a good evening (what remains of it). ha

Hugs,
Betsy

Becky said...

Geese are always so entertaining Ruth, and you have given us great shots.
Have a wonderful rest of the week.
B.

Dorothy said...

Great photos! I like the ones where He's stretching up on his toes!

Leedra said...

These are really good. Enjoyed this post, as I usually do when I visit you.

Karin said...

Great photos of very entertaining geese! I'm glad they were no worse for their adventure on the ice. I love your photos!

Unknown said...

Great photos, here! Congratulations

George said...

What a great sequence! I always enjoy the photos that you and Jake share with us.

Barbie ♥ said...

How neat to see those geese STRETCH their wings - great series, Ruth!

Shelley said...

In the photos of the 2 of them together - they seem in perfect sync! Loved all of these photos!!

Diane said...

It's almost like a slideshow, Ruth. Do you ever get tired of looking at these magnificent birds? I know I don't.

Mary said...

I love that tippy toe shot :-) I'd say this was a wonderful photo opportunity. I can't believe you still have all that ice! How funny to see them try to "swim" on it.

Jayne said...

What a comical couple!

Bhavesh Chhatbar said...

Wowww! :) Its a treat to find your blog...:) Amazing blog!

Tina said...

Ruth, Just love the photos of the geese standing on tippy toes stretching those wings!! Great shots!

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Ruth: I'm so glad we are done with the ice, now all we need is the warming waters.

Michele said...

I like this series of the Canadian Geese... we have an upper lake with still ice on and it's quite amusing to watch these fellas try to swim on the ice, let alone walk on it!!
Hugs♥

Arija said...

I just love your ballerina geese, like something out of swan lake!