One of the MANY geese we have around here. Maralee
I've always wondered why geese (and duck) often stand on just one leg. So, I Googled it. Here's what reference.com says: Geese stand on one leg to help regulate their body temperatures. This stance is used in an attempt to help the geese conserve as much body heat as possible. Like other birds, a goose …
While stalking my heron, there were a few geese in the river and this one kept flapping its wings. I liked how the water sprayed around him.
These geese flew right over my head while walking this week. They were almost too close to get a decent shot with a 300mm lens. Then they landed just upstream from where I was walking and met up with another group of geese. Maralee
I t has always amazed me to see the large, ungainly looking birds, balance themselves on one foot standing on a rock. They do it all the time, but it just doesn't look natural. Maralee