Geese heading south alrdy!


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Saw my first v formation today heading south. Isn't it a little early for them? Can't be the sign of fall, I still have to much work to do!
 
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I see v's of geese all the time down here, think they do a lot of practicing and just fly that way normally. But then again you are in colder country than we are, lots colder!
 

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Leaves on trees turning colors here and not from no rain either and is chilly this morning ,is this a bad omen .This is August right .
 

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I don't know..... Haven't "felt" it yet this year, but have "felt" fall-in-the-air this early in the past. When Son & I were in Michigan last week, it really felt like fall weather up there. Was a refreshing break from an LA summer.
 

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Seems that last year the geese hung around until November, as our winter was really wacked. It was high formation and couldn't hear the goose chirp, maybe ducks? They fly in v's?
 

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Where do they go when they leave? I think they must all come here into Washington state and then they never leave. Poor things were gassed here in July of 2000 cuz their numbers were increasing and people didn't like the poop.
 
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We were up in Algonquin Park for four days. All kinds of red leaves already! And it rained the whole time we were there!
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My maple trees are turning color I can see the blush on the leaves they must be embarrassed about turning so early
 

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Why gas them, see how fat they are, good eats!
 

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well we are done I tarped the tree and did away with them and now after a day or two I will take off the tarp and try to save the tree and not sure I can as the bottom half was dieing away already .The arborest left and he will come back to see if he can root treat it .Lucky i know the guy or it could cost around 200 dollars ,He says it may have a chance .I hope so because it gets such pretty flowers and he will cut all the bottom limbs off of it .
 
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I've seen many headed north east (towards canada)...maybe there is a big convention?..............lol
Havelock Country Jamboree, Mark. This coming weekend. Lots of big-name singers. The geese just love it!!! :LOL:
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That group must be oddballs, have not seen any more since.
 
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Man, that movie is great! I pull it out once a year... almost time again lol. I bought the DVD with the extra material. It tells of the original guy the movie is based on and how he did it.
 

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Man, that movie is great! I pull it out once a year... almost time again lol. I bought the DVD with the extra material. It tells of the original guy the movie is based on and how he did it.
Bill Leishman? I know the guy. My former next-door neighbour works for him as a commercial artist, mainly in steel. He also drives the 'chase vehicle' when Bill takes his flocks south. Did you know he (Bill) has worked with sandhill cranes, and then whoopers?
John
 
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Can't remember the name but yes, extra material documented him working with geese and cranes. Sounds like top notch guy!
 
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