A devoted pair of Canada Geese
came, despite the pouring rain, to reconnoitre the pond this morning.
These are handsome birds that I love...
but not enough to encourage them to stay!
I have experienced life on a migration route..
where parks and soccer fields would fill with gaggling geese...quite an amazing sight.
However, what the geese left behind was not a pretty sight!
Luckily, after munching on grass, swimming in the pond and generally checking us out,
one of them hooted and
with mighty flapping wings...off they went.
Perhaps they spied the beaver.
I hadn't let the rusty pups out yet....that would have caused quite a todo!
Brings to mind a childhood nursery rhyme..
Goosey Goosey Gander
Where shall I wander...