TG3504 : A pair of greylag geese (Anser anser)

taken 6 years ago, near to Claxton, Norfolk, Great Britain

A pair of greylag geese (Anser anser)
A pair of greylag geese (Anser anser)
The male in threatening mode. For a wider view of this location see > Link.

The greylag is the ancestor of most domestic geese, and the largest of the wild geese native to the UK and Europe but only the native birds and wintering flocks found in Scotland are truly wild geese. The animals eat grass roots, cereal leaves and spilled grain They can easily be seen all year round, sometimes even in suburban parks with lakes. Truly wild greylags are found mostly north of the Solway where they can be observed at RSPB nature reserves such as Mersehead (Dumfries & Galloway), Vane Farm (Fife) and Loch of Strathbeg (Grampian) from September to April. Wild breeding greylags can be found at Forsinard (Sutherland) > Link - Link. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 March, 2015   (more nearby)
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Friday, 13 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3526 0437 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.1714N 1:28.2888E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3525 0435
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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