A flock of geese leave their lake and take wing, turning to poems in the sky. ~Dr. SunWolf
One of my favorite things about spring is seeing the return of wildlife to the area. Although I know a lot of people find them annoying, I love watching Canadian geese. There’s something lovely in their awkward waddle on the ground compared to their placid swimming and graceful flying.
These two quite large ones landed on our balcony wall the other day. I see them all the time around our parking lots. Two of them even nested on our community’s central patio area last year. But these were on our patio…. the one right outside the french doors in my kitchen.
What made it humorous, however, was that I had just said to our fur-faced child, Sulley, “Hey, do you want to got outside?” He had gone over to that same french door and was patiently waiting for me to come open it so he could go grab some sun time out on our balcony. In that 10-second delay before I reached the door, these two geese came a calling.
Here are my favorite shots:
That was a quack-a-licious close call for the kitteh!
[Note: This post is #17 of 26 of the April A-to-Z Challenge. Please see the button on the right of the page for more information.
Last year’s “Q” post: Quiet Strength.]