Barnacle Goose Snap Roll :-)

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  1. HoHun

    HoHun Active Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm just looking through the bird shots I took this weekend, and just noticed one barnacle goose (in a flock of maybe a thousand) that apparently "pulls up" too quickly, loses too much airspeed and then snaps over onto its back involuntarily - at least, that's what it looks like to me! :)

    Watch the goose in the top left-hand corner ... I'm going to make separate posts to work around the forum's   bug (that mainly goes unnoticed except by us Opera users).

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    Henning (HoHun)
     

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    Marcel Well-Known Member

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    a goose stall, he probably had the goose bumbs for a while...:lol:

    Hohun, maybe you could resize the pics? They are a tat too big.
     
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    Boy that last bird is a real show off in his aerodynamics. :wav:
     
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    Hi Marcel,

    >a goose stall, he probably had the goose bumbs for a while...:lol:

    LOL!

    >Hohun, maybe you could resize the pics? They are a tat too big.

    Haha, I can do even better - I made an animated GIF so you can view the sequence sequentially ;) See above!

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    When you spend as much time flying as a goose, you get good at recovery moves...
     
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    Hi Clave,

    >When you spend as much time flying as a goose, you get good at recovery moves...

    Hehe, good point. Reminds me Calvin's (of the "Calvin and Hobbes" comics) road safety slogan ... "Be careful, or be road kill!" ;)

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