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Living adjacent to a Provincial Park, I’m always amazed at how tolerant and adaptable the birds are towards our human intrusions. Birds and men co-exist considerably well in my neck of the woods:

Sign

There’s even a vague resemblance between birds and man-made structures like in this photo, The Great Blue Heron and the Light Post:

GBH and the Light Post

And then there are the Canada Geese, who aren’t shy and actually quite imposing, never observe right of way’s, and never keep their voices down in public places. Since some of you in response to my previous Saturday Snapshot post were surprised that Canada Geese nest in tree trunks, here are a couple more photos for you. People just walk or bike by below these trees, as the Geese give birth to their young just above their heads; no, not in the water. How can you build a nest in the water anyway?

From afar, the Goose at her nest:

Canada Goose Nesting

At the doorstep:

Can Goose

Of course, you’ll see them in the water once the Goslings are big enough. Here is a family outing:

Geese Family

Goslings and mom

Goslings

4 Gosslings

Here’s a picture of co-existence in harmony… the sailboat was in close proximity to the Geese family, yet both parties took a nonchalant attitude, doing their own thing:

Co-existing

Of Men and Geese

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