October 18, 2014

Geese Flying at Sunset


Sometimes when I venture out to take pictures of the sunset I am lucky enough to see the Canada Geese in flight. In the first image they are far away, flying in from somewhere beyond the Massanutten Mountains. You can see them through a break in the clouds to the right of the center of the picture.

Often I can hear them honking before I see them.

Linking to: The Bird D'Pot
birds flying over mountains

14 comments:

  1. Wow, these are wonderful! That first photo is stunning.

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  2. I love how the mountains appear purple,very pretty shots,Phyllis

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  3. Right time, right place, and great results!

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  4. Beautiful sunset shots! It's true, you hear them long before you see them.

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  5. Always lovely to see birds in the sky at sunset. Have a great week.

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  6. Thank you ever so much for sharing the link to your bird post at I'd Rather B Birdin' this weekend!!

    Your photos have so much drama with the profiles/silhouettes of the geese against the beautiful sky, I'm lovin' it.

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  7. These are beautiful images of the geese in flight.. The sky and mountain scenery is gorgeous..Thanks so much for linking up this week. Have a happy Sunday!

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  8. Beautiful captures, and yes, we do hear them long before we see them.

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  9. Gorgeous! Reminds me of the Rachel Field poem, "Something Told The Wild Geese."
    Something told the wild geese
    It was time to go,
    Though the fields lay golden
    Something whispered, "snow."

    Leaves were green and stirring,
    Berries, luster-glossed,
    But beneath warm feathers
    Something cautioned, "frost."

    All the sagging orchards
    Steamed with amber spice,
    But each wild breast stiffened
    At remembered ice.

    Something told the wild geese
    It was time to fly,
    Summer sun was on their wings,
    Winter in their cry.

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  10. Gorgeous photos, Linda. I love the colors.

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  11. Very nice. The sunset is so pretty and then you got geese in the shot too, double delight.

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