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A Lovers\' Quarrel
The Canada Geese couple enjoying warm Nevada sun in Henderson Bird Preserve.
Mallard Ducks (also a couple, male and a female) are swimming by in the background.
January 2009.

Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) mate for life. Males and females look very much alike with males being slightly bigger.

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DebHow sweet!

Deb

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The Canadian geese are in our neck of the woods these days as well. Guess they're digging the warm temps in SoCal this year! :)
Posted Jan 27, 2009 3:01 am

Anya JingleRe: How sweet!

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I'm sure they do. I took this picture on a warm day also. Unfortunately I have never seen their young. They must be nesting somewhere else.
Thanks for stopping by.
Posted Jan 27, 2009 3:06 am

Anya JingleRe: Funny...!

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Thank you Alec. I watched them for quite a while. These two hanged out together and I was getting lots of nice but boring shots of just two geese standing around. Finally they started getting loud and even ducks showed up (definitely a couple too) by chance and it all made for a more exciting picture.
Cheers, Anya
Posted Oct 8, 2009 9:15 pm

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on Jan 27, 2009 2:13 am

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Object Title: A Lovers' Quarrel

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