• Springtime in Canada Geese Country

    5 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Normally, I don't look forward to seeing the Canada Geese on the lake near my Florida home. There are too many for the size of the water body, and they don't migrate. Did I mention they're loud and a bit aggressive?
    And yet, one time each year, I hit the surface of the water with my kayak in search of these waterfowl: spring.
    The bright yellow, fluffy chicks emerged only a few weeks ago. The adults have been paired off for months, building nests in the grassy edges of the lake (except one pair, who nested in a wooden pail at the end of someone's dock) and finally the adorable babies...
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