Montana Outdoors

December 6, 2007

“Me and my shadow”

When I first saw this guy on the river yesterday I thought there would be no chance to get a shot at him, especially with the brush between us, but I really wanted to get both the goose and his shadow, so I tried. After about half an hour I was able to convince him I wasn’t there and was able to ever so slowly move into position. It’s unusual to see a single goose and also for him to stand in the water like that along this stretch of the river.

Canadian goose

Canadian goose

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4 Comments »

  1. Perhaps his feet are frozen to the river bed.

    Good catch!

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    Comment by Pinhole — December 7, 2007 @ 8:39 am

  2. Could be. Or he’s practicing to be a decoy.

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    Comment by montucky — December 7, 2007 @ 9:34 am

  3. These are great, Terry! Do your geese not fly south for the winter? I think I saw the last of ours back in October, which seemed late for them.

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    Comment by wolf — December 7, 2007 @ 11:53 am

  4. Most of them do, but there are always some that stay all winter. I’ve never figured out why. The river here has several good sized areas of fast water that keeps it from freezing over, and I guess they do OK.

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    Comment by montucky — December 7, 2007 @ 12:10 pm


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