This momma goose and her goslings were crossing the walking path by the river. Dad was right behind hissing at anyone who got too close. Maralee
When I saw all of these coots (and a couple of geese) swimming along the river, I wondered what a group of coots was called. It is a cover. Who knew. These coots and geese were swimming up and down the river together for a very long time. Maralee
I've been practicing photographing birds in flight using my Sigma 150-500mm lens without a tripod. It's a heavy lens but almost impossible to photograph flying birds using a tripod. It's a fairly heavy lens but it's getting easier and easier to hand hold it. Geese are a good subject for inflight shots. They're big, not …
MyFavoriteHeron had a few visitors while resting on its perch.