Sunday, December 16, 2012

Christmas is Coming the Goose is Getting Fat

On Thursday morning as my Mom and I reached Cesar Chavez Elementary School, we noticed a large flock of Cackling Geese working the school's fields.

Cackling Geese are a smaller version of Canada Geese.

Their colors and sounds are identical, but they have much shorter necks.

These geese were enjoying a rare sunny morning munching on grass.
They are entirely herbivorous and eat a variety of plant species and parts, especially grasses, sedges, grain, and berries.


Vickie said...

Thanks Beth. I had never heard of Cackling Geese. We are loaded with the good 'ol Canadian Geese.

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cucki said...

so sweet..i love goose so fav.
love for you x

Ann at Beadlework. said...

I learned something new again Beth, I'd never have known the difference. I do like geese and love to see their formations as they fly. One of my favourite artists is P Buckley Moss who has geese in many of her works.