SZ3092 : Geese on winter cereal

taken 11 years ago, near to Keyhaven, Hampshire, Great Britain

Geese on winter cereal
Geese on winter cereal
Part of a large number of Brent Geese feeding on a winter sown crop near Vidle Van farm. There didn't seem to be any attempts to keep them off the crop - I guess either the farmer is being compensated (Brent geese are a relatively highly protected species) or is prepared to lose some early growth (the digestion system of a goose isn't very efficient so most of what goes in one end comes out the other end as fertiliser!)
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SZ3092, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 January, 2007
Category
Farmland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 304 922 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.7229N 1:34.1708W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 303 921
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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