the guardian goose

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedApril 17, 2019
TakenApril 14, 2019
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7500
Exposure1/1000 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length500 mm
ISO320
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A Canada Goose stands watch while his two traveling companions, a pair of Trumpeter Swans, take a sleep break after a long flight on their migration journey north. These geese and swans often travel together but this is one of the few times I've seen a goose standing guard over a pair like this.

3 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (17 Apr 2019):

    Fantastic how some traveling companions of different species on their migratory journey look out for each other...Beautiful capture Heather and great to witness something like this

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   said (17 Apr 2019):

    What a wonderful capture. Great find!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (17 Apr 2019):

    a great scene!

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