On Alert

I recently went for walks around a couple of local parks.

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While walking along a not so beaten path,

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I ran across two squirrels. The bigger one ran away quickly, but this young one was a little curious about the human that was flashing the light at him.

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At another park, near a pond (or lake as they call them here), I came upon these two Canada geese.

The one on the left seemed to be a little protective. On alert. 

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She looks to be saying, “Do you see that human, she’s getting closer. Do you see her?”

 

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“Why does she keep flashing that light as us?”

“Yeah, I see her. Don’t worry, I’ll flog her if I have to.”

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I didn’t get too close, I don’t like to disturb nature.

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Eventually, they decided I wasn’t a threat. And didn’t seem to be too afraid of the sound of the camera shutter .

I left them to snack and rest.

And I wasn’t taking kindly to the thought of being flogged.

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7 comments on “On Alert

  1. lovely becky, we get the canadian geese in “our” winter months they come in by the 20 +…you can hear them coming a mile a way. They are so cool watching them land in our pond. :-))

  2. Real cute, Becky. We have those geese here at our lakes also….and other ducks….but I really like the way that yours communicate with each other. Thanks for the walk in the park.

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