Day-old Greylag Goslings at Falmer

They weren’t there yesterday, but today there were eight gorgeous fluffy greylag goslings being paraded around Falmer Pond by their proud and protective parents.

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Day old greylag goslings swimming at Falmer Pond, East Sussex

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A pair of day old greylag goslings sleeping at the edge of Falmer Pond, East Sussex

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Is the one on the left yawning?

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Sitting pretty at the edge of the pond

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An early meal of budding leaf from an overhanging bush

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Standing proud

Cute little things. 😀

Camera note: all photos taken with the Canon 7D Mark II and EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens.

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9 Comments

  1. Andy May 1, 2015 at 1:44 pm #

    Great series of photos.

    • Words May 1, 2015 at 8:39 pm #

      Thanks Andy!

  2. Lauren May 1, 2015 at 2:03 pm #

    Cute set of goslings

    • Words May 1, 2015 at 8:40 pm #

      Lauren, yes, incredibly cute and quite the local attraction at the moment.

  3. Darko May 2, 2015 at 3:06 pm #

    Canada geese chicks are that cute when they are young. Then they grow up to bullies 😛 😀

    • Darko May 2, 2015 at 3:10 pm #

      Hm, I remember there was an option to edit a comment, before. But maybe you’ve changed it. Anyway, if you want, you might change “gees” to “geese” 🙂

      • Words May 2, 2015 at 7:28 pm #

        The edit function should still be there, but I’ll take another look at the settings. Agree about Canada goose goslings… incredibly pretty.

        • Words May 2, 2015 at 7:33 pm #

          Darko, I’ve re-set the edit function. It should work. (it just did on this… took a moment or two to load)

          • Darko May 3, 2015 at 3:22 pm #

            Ok, thanks!