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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Flutterby » Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:27 am

Egyptian Goose at sunset.

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Dupacc » Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:03 pm

Somewhere along the Crocodile River ...

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat Mar 19, 2011 6:41 am

The following two pictures was taken at Keerwal close to Biyamiti. Love these pictures as it looks like twe one goose lost it's head, and the seconds picture one can see athe reflection in the water. :D


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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Mar 19, 2011 8:18 am

Lovely photos Leeukos. :clap: :clap:
I have a nice one taken at Sunset dam last weekend, but I am still in the park and the signal is too weak to upload to Flickr. Will post when I get home. :thumbs_up:

Picture as promised!!

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby arks » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:23 pm

A family with eight goslings on the dam at the bottom of my garden in Darling, October 2010.

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby cptphotographer » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:29 pm

Must say, these guys were cute, we spent quite a while just watching them at the Biyamiti weir in June of this year.

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby adw » Tue Jul 05, 2011 3:44 pm

On reflection that is a great photograph Cptp :clap: :clap:
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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:27 pm

An Egyptian Goose.

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue May 08, 2012 7:28 pm

Another Egyptian Goose.

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 26, 2012 3:33 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Sat May 26, 2012 3:34 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:07 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:07 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Goose, Egyptian

Unread postby Leeukos » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:07 pm

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”


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