Saturday, October 20, 2018

Fall Migration

We’re starting to see some unusual birds here in Florida!

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I looked up high in the sky while standing in our driveway and saw these two Storks.

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I’ve cropped the photo to give you a better look.

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And I don’t want to forget to show you the geese we saw in NC while we were there.

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We drove down a road, taking a bit of a shortcut and there in a wet area were 150 + geese!

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YES….I said 150 GEESE!

We couldn’t believe what we were seeing.

My sweet hubby found a place to pull over.

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It is a property called The Farm,

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with a big beautiful barn

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and other neat out buildings.

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Ready now?

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You put your left foot out

you put your right foot out

you put your left foot out

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and you SHAKE IT ALL ABOUT!

You do the hokey pokey and you turn yourself about!

And that’s what it’s all about!

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It’s a great time to see migratory birds wherever you live!

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Have you seen anything interesting this week?

I’m joining Saturday’s critters HERE

and I’d Rather B Birdin’.

28 comments:

Sandy said...

I love those geese! They are so pretty and the song...I can just imagine it.

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

I have never seen a stork before! We have geese here in our neighborhood each spring hanging around our community lake. They always have little babies and hang out most of the summer.

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

Cute post and captions. Love the Wood Storks in flight. The geese should be migrating through here too. I love the farm, weathervane and barn! Wonderful collection of photos.

eileeninmd said...

Diane,

Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend. PS, thank also for the comment on my blog.

Sandra said...

in fact we just saw a coyote while walking BB and it scared me silly, he was Big... never seen one in our neighborhood before.

acorn hollow said...

Those geese are so dirty they leave such a mess in their wake.
our feeder is very busy with the cold temps in place love watching it.
Cathy

Net - "It's a Wonderful Movie" said...


Oh, I love this! As the saying goes... "birds of a feather flock together!"

Beautiful images! That number of geese is incredible! They must be home now for the winter!

Blessings, Net

Adam Jones said...

Great captures of the storks in flight. I’d be thrilled to see them.

Arlene Grimm said...

Our geese at Grimmwood have returned from where ever they were. We see them in the spring and in the fall. That is a LOT of geese and while pretty, I know how messy they are!!lol

Linda @ A La Carte said...

This made me giggle Sis! Love watching the birds.

BCAUSEHELIVES.blogspot.com said...

Love the birds! Happy Saturday. Nothing new or exciting here for now.

Simple and serene living Laura Walker said...

I haven't noticed any migrating birds this year. Maybe now that the weather has turned cooler I will see some. It's a good time to get out and explore a bit. xo Laura

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Hello Dianne
Your photos of the migratory birds are great!
We have one little bird in New Zealand called the Godwit which migrates in March to Alaska a distance of at least 12,000 kilometres.
The male only weighs 400 grams and the female 600 grams.
I’ve just returned to blogging, please pop in to say hello!
Shane xx

Vee said...

Are you ready for the turkey vultures? Because I am ready to send them! There was a farm near me that was a stopping place for geese and it is always fun to see. I never imagined them doing the honkey-ponkey, but am grinning to think of it now.

podso said...

That's a beautiful photo of the underside of the stork! Yes it seems we see geese aplenty here... all around our church too. I'm glad you missed the hurricanes!

Ann said...

That's a lot of geese. Nice shot of the stork

happyone said...

Great photos.
Just today I must have seen 40 deer in a pasture just walking around eating the grass. It was amazing.

Jean @sonotorganized.com said...

Don't think I've ever seen a stork, great photos. Used to seeing geese around here but 150 in one spot is A LOT of them.

Terri D said...

Great photos!! Yes, our lakes are about to have lots of waterfowl enjoying our winter!!

Anu said...

Hello! Wonderful serie of photos. This is a good time to watching migratory birds. I love it.
Have a great day!

Linda said...

Fun post! I imagine all those geese flying is quite a sight!

Anni said...

LOL...guess what? I'm gonna be humming that song all day now! Canada geese with that number is so very awesome!!

Sharing this with us at I'd Rather B Birdin is appreciated...thanks!

It's me said...

Love the place where you live....like old barns.....happy sunday love Ria x 💕

NanaDiana said...

We are seeing them leave here and as we wave goodbye for winter you greet them at the other end. You got some great pictures. We do have hundreds of geese that winter at our wildlife sanctuary here...don't know why they don't migrate but they don't.

I hope you have a great Sunday- xo Diana

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

I haven't been out much, but with this cooler weather, I hope to.

handmade by amalia said...

Love the photos of the birds. We are also starting to see small flocks of birds migrating.
Amalia
xo

Debbie said...

so i gather you don't see geese regularly!?

storks!! wow, i don't think i have ever seen then. you captured them beautifully in flight!!!

baby birds (the cardinals) that was an unusual sighting for me in september/october!!

Lorrie said...

Those storks are beautiful! Great shot! Canada Geese are seen around here, and hang around all year long. They are not very welcome as they make terrible messes on beaches and golf courses.