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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

ABC Wednesday: G is for geese gulls goons


A gaggle of geese and gulls are harassed by wee ghastly goons.
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A gray goose (right hand side below) rises to its full height and becomes garrulous with its great groans and gesticulates at wee goon.
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Disclaimer - I'm writing from the perspective of the animals being chased which is silly, of course, but from my perspective I'm sure the children are sweet little darlings. To tell you the truth, my biggest concern is the children will hurt themselves running with sticks. I have complete confidence in the geese and gulls ability to fend for themselves.

30 comments:

Mar said...

Gorgeous!! love the geese and gulls! it sure looks like the kids are having fun :)

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Cezar and Léia said...

Kids, sun, beach, lovely energy from these critters, perfect choice!
I'm in love for this scenery!
Léia

Kay L. Davies said...

Beautiful shots, Carver. Yes, I'd be more worried about the children than about the geese, who can certainly defend themselves.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

I use to tell children not to chase birds if I see they do.
Sometimes I am too much teacher even as retired ;)

Gigi Ann said...

The photos are lovely, I agree the birds will fend for themselves, but the children may get a scare if the geese attack them. Great choice for G day.

EG Wow said...

You made me GIGGLE, Carver. Thanks, I needed that! :))

Jane and Chris said...

Any post with animals is a winner with me!
Jane x

Sylvia K said...

Yes, you made me grin and giggle too and on this gray and grumpy G Day I'm greatly grateful for those!! Love the gulls and geese and I would surely guard against the wee ghastly goons. Great post for the G Day!!

Sylvia
ABC Team

Nanka said...

Your words made me Grin..love the fun take and your humor!!

Roger Owen Green said...

Yes, the geese will probably be OK, but so will the kids, I reckon.
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Reader Wil said...

Great to see so many birds together.A few weeks ago we went for a walk and we were surrounded by coots, mallards and swans. They were very hungry and I was sorry not to have taken some bread with me.

Leo said...

gosh Carver, that is one gorgeous gaggle! a beautiful photograph and contribution to ABCW!

Lynette Killam said...

A wonderful collection of Gs, and great photographs of the birds!

But sweet as the wee ghostly goons may be, I do hope they get over this stage soon...:)

Lynette
Imagination Lane

Jedediah said...

I love the running swan in the last photo, he looks hilarious.

Tumblewords: said...

Great captures! I, too, am sure the birds are capable of looking after themselves! Lots of action and interaction going on in the photos.

Misfit in Paradise said...

We had a junkyard near us that used geese as watch animals. I tell you what, I wouldn't get out of my car with them there!
Donna - ABC Team

Cildemer said...

Great post for the day!
And yes, let the kids have fun. Those birds have wings and can fly away! The kids should pay attention to the geese, though. Those critters can be nasty!

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Have a gorgeous week****

caite said...

those birds can be aggressive...and yes, I am sure they can take care of themselves.

Hildred and Charles said...

Wonderful scene and well captured. A great choice for the letter G!

photowannabe said...

Thats a big gaggle of geese and gulls. Great gander.

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous! Great choice for this week's G.

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Indrani said...

I like your perspective. :)
Great shots.

TYRA said...

I like the little GGGuy!

Tyra

Rambling Round said...

Your alliteration should get the G prize!

Kim, USA said...

Oh well I can be called a goon too hehehehe. I love to feed and chase birds it's fun lol!!
ABC Wednesday-G

Starnitesky said...

I like gulls and geese - like you I would be concerned for the children.

srp said...

This gathering of geese and gulls is gargantuan! Yes, hopefully the little guys are genuine gems.

Paula Scott said...

Fun frozen in time! What a gaggle!

Jingle said...

These are lovely.
:)

Nydia said...

Wonderful!
I have issues with geeze... Been chased my many in my childhood!

Kisses from Nydia.

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