NX9675 : Goosander chase

taken 3 years ago, near to Dumfries, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Goosander chase
Goosander chase
The Caul on the Nith, right in the centre of Dumfries, is a great place to watch wildlife. At this time of year there are usually a dozen or so goosanders fishing in the turbulent water at the foot of the weir. Whenever one surfaces with a fish, there is a chase and general melee as the other birds try to rob him of his prize, on this occasion an eel.
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NX9675, 116 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 February, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 February, 2015
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bird 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 969 759 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:4.0322N 3:36.8843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 969 759
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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