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River Views #370: Summer on the Ruhr 29


Proud Canada Geese parents!

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River Views #369: Summer on the Ruhr 28


There was another Canada Goose couple with just one Gosling, but what a confident one!

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River Views #368: Summer on the Ruhr 27


I couldn’t help following them around a bit and I kept my distance at first,
so some photos might be a little blurry. This is the complete group with seven little ones, I think!

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River Views #367: Summer on the Ruhr 26


Fluffy young Canada Geese having a bit of lunch!

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River Views #366: Summer on the Ruhr 25


I was almost on the way home when I met several families of Canada Geese!

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River Views #365: Summer on the Ruhr 24


This Duck was different from all the others and seemed to know it.

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River Views #364: Summer on the Ruhr 23


Those two Swans are very much a couple!

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River Views #363: Summer on the Ruhr 22


This is probably the same lonely Barnacle Goose that I’ve seen on the river every summer in the last couple of years. But this is the first time I noticed that it’s wearing a ring!

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River Views #362: Summer on the Ruhr 21


Mr. Mallard was keen on having his picture taken!

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River Views #361: Summer on the Ruhr 20


Two seconds later, the duck tried to nip the swan in the tailfeather and the swan threw a hissy fit. Sadly, it happened so fast that I wasn’t able to catch it on camera…

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