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Presidents Day Along the River

Geese in a Row

Ducks have finally arrived on the Allegheny River after the freezing of Lake Erie. In most areas where the river was open you could find some species of duck swimming. Some of these species included:

Canada Goose


American Black Duck

Common Merganser

Hooded Merganser



Common Goldeneye

…. these Common Goldeneye.

9 responses

  1. I love the geese all in a row! And I so dislike the name Common in front of anything, but I love all of your photos Mon@rch! Looks like you had a great day!

    19 February 2007 at 5:06 pm

  2. Didi

    Great.. they are letting us know that good weather is around the corner. Great capture of the geese!

    19 February 2007 at 5:17 pm

  3. Spring is coming.

    19 February 2007 at 9:15 pm

  4. Yay! Melting! Spring is near! Thanks for the duck shots! I haven’t seen many around here, odd…..

    19 February 2007 at 9:53 pm

  5. @ Naturewoman – Thanks and only wish common ment they were common!
    @ Didi – finally the weather is going to be above freezing! First time in like 3 weeks!
    @ Barb – I sure hope so!
    @ Mary – I just can’t wait for melting to start!

    19 February 2007 at 10:31 pm

  6. Birds everywhere are pairing up…it’s so exciting. Thank goodness Spring follows Winter, huh?

    19 February 2007 at 11:19 pm

  7. Darn government employees and your extra days off!!

    Seriously, glad that you got out to enjoy it!

    20 February 2007 at 5:10 pm

  8. Marg

    LOL at Marty. I wish I had had yesterday off too, glad you enjoyed it though Tom

    I love those as ric said
    “polite Canadians lining up” ;-D

    20 February 2007 at 7:39 pm

  9. @ Susan – I sure hope so!! Last year it went winter to summer!
    @ Marty – LOL Teachers have it good also!
    @ Marg – LOL! He always makes me smile !

    20 February 2007 at 8:00 pm

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