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Snow Geese on Boxing Day

Down here in Virginia, snow geese gather on the route south.

Here in Wachapreague, Va., we're on one of the major flyways for migration. Flocks of snow geese began showing up this week. They are beautiful, very wild, spooking at nearly anything. 

Huge flocks have been landing and dining in the corn field behind our house. I took this video and photo in the rain this morning. 

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Jessie King December 28, 2012 at 02:07 PM
Thank you for posting this Carrie! Do I see a Snow Geese painting in your future?
Carrie Jacobson December 31, 2012 at 11:59 AM
Yes! I will post it when I finish it! Happy New Year, Jessie and everyone.
Pem McNerney (Editor) January 02, 2013 at 08:00 PM
Can't wait to see it!!! Happy New Year Carrie! I've gotten lots of compliments on the "Carries" in my living room. =)

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