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Video – Canada Goose, Three Goslings Grooming at Radnor Lake

April 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Video – Canada Goose, Three Goslings Grooming at Radnor Lake · canada goose, Radnor Lake

This short video shows a Canada Goose and three (3) of her goslings engaging in a little self-grooming activity – a good example of how young animals learn by emulating a parent.

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Radnor Lake Photographs: Tue., April 14, 2010

April 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · canada goose, ducks, flowers, lizard, Radnor Lake, red-tailed hawk nest, skink, squirrel, turtles

Mike E. invited me for a hike at Radnor Lake today (Tuesday, April 14, 2010). It was sunny and 84 degrees F as we hiked. It almost seems as though we skipped spring this year and jumped right into summer temperatures. However, it must be a banner spring for plants, as I cannot recall such […]

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A Banner Day at Radnor Lake: Tuesday, June 3, 2008

June 3rd, 2008 · 6 Comments · canada goose, great blue herons, Radnor Lake, turtles

All photos in this post were taken at Nashville’s Radnor Lake and edited on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 by Stephen Frasier using an Olympus Stylus 790 SW and Macromedia/Adobe Fireworks MX 2004; author’s email is stephen [at] bestWebNashville [dot] com Now that the summer heat has set in, hiking early in the morning is an […]

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Nesting Canada Goose: More Video

April 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment · canada goose, Radnor Lake

These very short videos of a Canada Goose nesting at Radnor Lake in Nashville, Tennessee were shot on Thursday, March 27, 2008. Sadly, the goose and most of the eggs had disappeared by March 31; it appears the goose was taken by a predator. Video 1 Video 2

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Goose Builds Nest at Spillway Bridge

March 25th, 2008 · 6 Comments · canada goose, flowers, photography, Radnor Lake

Wow, the next few weeks are going to be fascinating — assuming things go swimmingly for the pair of Canada geese that built their nest on Monday (March 24) afternoon and into the evening. (Scroll down for YouTube video of the mother goose nesting.) What a location: the nest is about 15 or 20 feet […]

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Radnor Lake Turtles Active on Cold December Day

December 3rd, 2007 · Comments Off on Radnor Lake Turtles Active on Cold December Day · canada goose, great blue herons, turtles

Upon awakening, I found that my desire to hike on this cold day had faded. I was actually considering cancelling this afternoon’s planned hike. A couple of hours later, I was looking forward to it. A hearty thanks goes out to my shrink and his prescription pad. After reading a few pages of Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth, […]

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