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Canada Geese In Flight by Larry Trupp

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Location: Taken shortly after sunrise at Oak Hammock Marsh north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada….Better seen enlarged HERE

Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi 75-300mm Lens, F stop: F/8.0 Exposure: 1/2500 sec. Focal length: 229.0 mm Flash: flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode (16) Dimensions: 2370×1818 Shutter speed (Tv): 11.3

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Location: Taken shortly after sunrise at Oak Hammock Marsh north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

This marsh is also the home of the Canadian Division of Ducks Unlimited…Here a pair of Canadian Geese are coming in for a landing in the open field next to the marsh. Migration is a miracle. By land, air and water, millions of birds do it, in time with the seasons. Most of our birds, approximately 90%, do not spend the winter here. They migrate farther south, anywhere from the southern United States to the south tip of South America.

Oak Hammock Marsh is an important staging area for hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese and for many other species. It is a safe protected area for the birds to stop and eat, building up fat reserves before starting the next leg of their journey

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A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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  • Pat Shawyer
    Pat Shawyerover 5 years ago

    Nice catch Larry

  • Hi Pat, I appreciate your comments here, thank you

    – Larry Trupp

  • PrairieRose
    PrairieRoseover 5 years ago

    GREAT precision captured here Larry………….
    If they are smart, they are heading to Florida as we speak!!!!
    cheers, Rosie xoxoxo

  • Hi Rosie, I really appreciate your comments here, I think they will be here for awhile, but you never know for sure

    – Larry Trupp

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaover 5 years ago


  • Thanks Al.

    – Larry Trupp

  • Deborah  Benoit
    Deborah Benoitover 5 years ago

    Beautiful Larry!!

  • Much appreciated Deb, thank for popping by.

    – Larry Trupp

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 5 years ago

    Look at that! Gorgeous capture Larry, the sunrise on their flight is awesome!

  • Thanks Vickie, yes it was great timing for me, and they flew off the water in the right direction as well.

    – Larry Trupp

  • William Vazquez
    William Vazquezover 5 years ago


  • Hi William… thanks for the fav, and your most kind comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Randall Scholten
    Randall Scholtenover 5 years ago

    Wow, Larry! This is astounding! Nice shot!

  • Thanks ever so much Randy, I appreciate your comments here.

    – Larry Trupp

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 5 years ago

    Oh Larry how beautiful! The color, clarity and light you captured in flight is marvelous! They are so elegant!

  • Hi Joanne, I appreciate your most kind comments here, thanks ever so much

    – Larry Trupp

  • Bradley Nichol
    Bradley Nicholover 5 years ago
    • Nice grab and nice post to flash compensate Larry :-)
  • Hi Bradley, I truly appreciate the feature here, this was a fortunate catch for me…Thank You

    – Larry Trupp

  • Mary Ann Reilly
    Mary Ann Reillyover 5 years ago

    fabulous. congrats:)

  • Thanks for the congrats Mary Ann, and your comments, much appreciated.

    – Larry Trupp

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