Oh – those dizzy birds!

They rose in formation

And took off like sleek feathered jet planes.

Round and round they flew –

Not sure if they were coming or going.

(Don’t we all have days like that?)

After a while, they landed

Feeling a little wobbly on their feet.

But ready to try again another day.

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79 responses

  1. Wonderful shot of the geese taking off! I guess a few geese are still hanging around for a while! (And, yes, I have many days that I wonder if I’m coming or going.)

    November 5, 2011 at 15:37

  2. Lovely photos ~ Well done! ~thanks, namaste, CArol (A Creative Harbor) Boss Dog ~ linked w/CC

    November 5, 2011 at 15:37

  3. Beautiful photos!
    The 2nd one is my favorite.

    November 5, 2011 at 15:44

  4. Lately all my days seem to be like that. Your pictures are marvelous. I really like the reflections in the last one.

    November 5, 2011 at 15:48

  5. Gorgeousness!
    Aren’t you a little bit scared of them? They are really really big😮

    November 5, 2011 at 15:54

    • I never get too near them as they are huge! But they seem more scared of me than I am of them.

      November 5, 2011 at 15:57

  6. Beautiful formation.They must be happy because they can fly through beautiful nature things.:smile:

    November 5, 2011 at 15:57

  7. Beautiful photos!

    November 5, 2011 at 15:57

  8. Oh, yes! It does seem as though I’ve been wondering whether i was coming or going, so I do relate to these guys — including feeling a little wobbly on my feet ! Great captures as always!! Hope you have a lovely weekend! Enjoy!


    November 5, 2011 at 16:05

  9. I love these geese, and your photographs are just wonderful. Thank you for sharing them. DL

    November 5, 2011 at 16:10

  10. Not knowing if we’re coming or going…I thought it was only a human trait, I stand corrected😉
    Enjoy your week-end ladyFi

    November 5, 2011 at 16:23

  11. Jeanie

    Very beautiful and a little bit comical.

    November 5, 2011 at 16:26

  12. Lovely, and with very poetic lines!

    November 5, 2011 at 16:36

  13. wow that first one almost looks like a stop action progress…and yes i think we all have days like that…smiles

    November 5, 2011 at 16:38

  14. Just saw a formation of geese (Swedish) flying in a southern direction… isn’t it a bit late in the year for that? Do they know something about the impending winter that we don’t?

    November 5, 2011 at 16:50

    • It’s been very very mild here, so there are still a few geese left on our lake!

      November 5, 2011 at 18:10

  15. Beautiful photos. I love the light you have achieved, especially in the latter. Greetings.

    November 5, 2011 at 17:38

  16. Carmen's Chronicles

    What fabulous pictures and your commentary is delightful.

    November 5, 2011 at 17:46

  17. Definitely wobbly on their feet. Love it!

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

    November 5, 2011 at 17:55

  18. Those geese look a bit tipsy from their magical flight!

    November 5, 2011 at 18:27

  19. Your photos are spectacular, so vivid! I love the wobbly feet shot!

    November 5, 2011 at 18:57

  20. Riet

    OH WOW beautiful photo’s . Right in time to get them flying.
    Happy weekend!

    November 5, 2011 at 19:15

  21. Jim

    Nice photos! We have Canada geese as well that fly by here. Magnificent creatures.

    November 5, 2011 at 21:51

  22. I know exactly how they feel – I’ve been dashing to and fro too!

    November 5, 2011 at 21:59

  23. imac

    Free flights – wonderful shots and post my friend.

    November 5, 2011 at 22:32

  24. Ha! She had too much for lunch, apparently.😉

    November 5, 2011 at 22:43

  25. beautiful series, like these photos
    the last one is awesome, very nice colors and stunning reflection and mood

    November 5, 2011 at 22:58

  26. Beautiful, beautiful! =)

    November 5, 2011 at 23:41

  27. GREAT story!!
    Makes you wonder where they are headed….

    November 5, 2011 at 23:45

  28. lovely shots

    November 6, 2011 at 00:20

  29. Enjoyed your pics of those dizzy birds. Never thought of them as dizzy before now. **grin**

    November 6, 2011 at 00:37

  30. What a beautiful summation of my life. I don’t know whether I am coming or going AND I am more than a little wobbly. However, I am nothing like this beautiful. Loved them all. Thanks.

    November 6, 2011 at 00:40

  31. Great pics of the geese! We have them all over the place and I take them for granted but it is lovely to watch them in full flight!

    November 6, 2011 at 01:44

  32. Great capture! I hope he didn’t break his little webbed foot!

    November 6, 2011 at 02:25

  33. I love the last shot, with both the geese and their reflections!! But the fellow stumbling in the second shot is funny!!!

    November 6, 2011 at 02:32

  34. Amazing shots!

    November 6, 2011 at 02:41

  35. Dizzy… lol! Sometimes they look that way. Beautiful shots. :)

    November 6, 2011 at 04:01

  36. Beautiful mood and tones in the last image.

    November 6, 2011 at 04:26

  37. —Beautiful.


    A prayer in photos…. Xxx

    November 6, 2011 at 06:17

  38. great action shots, but I do love that wobbly one!

    November 6, 2011 at 07:20

  39. So cute geese:)

    November 6, 2011 at 07:38

  40. The lessons they give us.
    Superb shots.

    November 6, 2011 at 07:43

  41. Nice photos Fi. I specially liked the last one of the geese reflected in the water. An excellent shot! – Dave

    November 6, 2011 at 08:07

  42. love these photos and your accompanying words are perfect!

    November 6, 2011 at 08:55

  43. beautiful captures all!!!!

    November 6, 2011 at 09:22

  44. Bob

    Beautiful aerial photos.

    November 6, 2011 at 09:53

  45. Great captures, thanks for sharing! Have a really nice sunday.

    November 6, 2011 at 10:51

  46. I love the rather drunken look of the Canada Geese on landing – clever shot:-)

    November 6, 2011 at 11:23

  47. I can be a bit wobbly on my feet too and I can’t fly and can barely swim. I should have no excuses in my environment of choice!

    November 6, 2011 at 11:23

  48. beautiful motion shot! love it!

    November 6, 2011 at 11:32

  49. lovely captures! simply loved the third pic with the colours and reflections.

    My Third Eye

    November 6, 2011 at 12:06

  50. Sweet….
    When we lived in Colorado for years, the countryside was ‘loaded’ with Canadian Geese. I miss them….they’re not this far south.

    I can almost hear them ‘honking’. Gorgeous, simply gorgeous photos.

    Off the Pier…shadows is my link, if you’d care to view.

    Have a great day.

    November 6, 2011 at 14:11

  51. Jen

    I was wondering where all the Canada’s went from our duck pond. And now I know they have flown over to see you.

    Tired aren’t they?

    Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

    November 6, 2011 at 17:08

  52. lovely images…beautifully captured

    November 6, 2011 at 17:20

  53. Beautiful birds and take off:-)
    Hope you have a nice weekend!

    November 6, 2011 at 17:29

  54. Maggie May

    It must be wonderful to see ducks in flight. It wouldn’t happen here in the city……. except on one occasion when 5 small ducks flew down the bottom of my garden. Obviously escaped from the city farm! They took off again quite quickly.
    Maggie X

    Nuts in May

    November 6, 2011 at 17:34

  55. Wonderful photos !

    November 6, 2011 at 17:35

  56. Camera Critters — love those pics of the geese. Their wobbly feet made me smile.

    November 6, 2011 at 17:49

  57. Wow, fantastic shots!

    November 6, 2011 at 18:56

  58. In love with the second shot. Your posts are always high on quality!

    November 6, 2011 at 19:52

  59. Beautiful critter shots!

    Late visiting from Camera Critters. The Hopper is my critter, please drop by when you get a chance. Thanks!

    November 6, 2011 at 20:00

  60. Ha, the wobbly feet one is priceless!:)

    November 6, 2011 at 22:26

  61. Ah, and watching them on the river last week, they would startle and take off in a flurry as if I was there to do them harm… only to land 50 yards downriver where they’d repeat the action all over again. I thought, “How silly of them!” but then I caught myself thinking, “Don’t I do the same?”

    November 7, 2011 at 01:33

  62. Oh, how I’d love to see a flock of them like this! So cool!

    November 7, 2011 at 01:44

  63. Pat

    Lovely shots!

    November 7, 2011 at 01:54

  64. love them
    and your lovely post!

    Aloha from Honolulu

    Comfort Spiral



    November 7, 2011 at 02:48

  65. Oh yeah, I have days like that! We just turned North instead of south on our roadtrip. Even the geese are smarter (as I have written in a post to be posted later this week!)

    Lovely pictures.

    November 7, 2011 at 04:11

  66. Re: Don’t we all have days like that? … Am having one now! So cute, those wobbly feet.

    [Fi, how is your experience with RedBubble? Is it a good service? Are you seeing some success? If you have a moment and some thoughts to share, please email me.]

    November 7, 2011 at 08:00

  67. Great images of gees in flight and landing, I too would have wobbly feet after such en devour.;) I too see these birds all the time currently as they take up to the skies – do you know if they are migrating birds?😉

    November 7, 2011 at 10:26

  68. I love the fog on the lake. Looks so mysterious!

    November 7, 2011 at 12:15

  69. Wow! Wonderful captures!
    Those birds look funny in the second shot! Hi hi hi!
    Thanks for sharing:o)

    Have a nice and happy week****

    November 7, 2011 at 12:37

  70. I want to be a goose.

    November 7, 2011 at 13:13

  71. Gorgeous capture, amazing colors, and reflection shots!

    November 7, 2011 at 14:35

  72. That last photo almost looks like a painting..it is stunning! The wobbly Canada Goose made me smile..poor thing:)

    November 9, 2011 at 06:24

  73. They do look like they’ve had a cocktail or two.

    November 9, 2011 at 07:05

  74. your blog is a delight. i cannot believe it has taken me so long to visit here! i’ve seen your name before in Blogland, however. nice to finally ‘meet’ you! :)

    November 9, 2011 at 15:40

  75. My avian heroes! You’ve captured them so sensitively. Beautiful!

    November 10, 2011 at 03:19

  76. what lovely photos! gorgeous colours and tones!

    you certainly have the eye for catching interesting angles!

    betty xo

    November 11, 2011 at 21:03

  77. Wow, you have a lot of comments! Those photos are really wonderful, the reflection i admired, but the wobbly feet is really amazing. I am amazed how you were able to pinpoint those two among the so many! LOL. beautiful.

    November 13, 2011 at 01:16

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