Magpie Geese

Anseranas semipalmata.

On a log next to the dam/inlet not far from Koumala, Central Queensland coast.

View all photos taken: Friday, 3rd July 2009, This photo: 3:58pm

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  • [ Kane ] said:
    Great pic Dave, love everything about it.
  • David de Groot said:
    Couldn't have asked for a better pose eh ? ;-)
  • fatimka said:
    hehe they look funny on that tree branch
  • looby88 said:
    ships ? I see no ships...
    or perhaps...... They seek him here, they seek him there...
    I'm sure I'll think of others, what a goody !
    .... you take the high road, whilst I take the low road...... or branch in this case..
  • James Lagden said:
    Great background blur, almost looks Photoshoped!
  • SkattyKat said:
    I'm with Kane Dave - great shot
  • David de Groot said:
    Indeed! ;-)
    Pistols at five paces ?
    *thwack* Photoshopped indeed! Sheesh :P
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Kath. I saw these guys from the road and hoped they'd stay there while I wandered closer.
  • looby88 said:
    ah yes, back to back they faced each other, drew their swords and shot each other !!
  • David de Groot said:
    hehehe haven't heard that one in a while!
  • James Lagden said:
    I said almost!
  • David de Groot said:
    hehehe ;-)
  • nyomee wallen said:
    This is really neat. Such a delightful captured and pleasing tone.

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  • picsbymac said:
    The log is perfect...the line of the birds necks and the log mimic one another. Nicely shot Dave.
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Mel :)
  • Mitch Lahey said:
    Awesome shot david. Gotta love this as it gives a neat 'mirror' effect for the bird. Really nice scene as well - branch goes well in it.
  • David de Groot said:
    Couldn't have asked for a better pose really. :)