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© Jim Gilbert 2008 all rights reserved


Cackling Goose in the foreground.


Rahway River Park, Rahway, NJ

  • Rainey 7y

    Beautiful shot!
  • Brian Tang 7y

    Couldn't ask for a better shot to show the difference between these similar species. Great shot.
  • Kenny Lee 7y

    Awh the Mama and Papa..
    Those golden reflection are too good :D

    Seen on my Flickr home page. (?)
  • Photo Patty 7y

    Great comparison shot. I just love the cackling goose...they look so cute!
  • Dave*B 7y

    nice photo, makes all the differences very obvious. kinda like a short fat step-brother ;)
  • Bron Praslicka 7y

    Very pretty. Nice composition.

    And thanks especially for explaining the other species. We have Canadian Geese in North Texas - actually year round now - but I have never seen (or heard of) a Cackling goose.
  • PixelHawk 7y

    Very nice reference to a Canada. A great study!
  • Jonathan Harris 7y

    This is so nice! I love how its perfectly artistic! Well done!

    Really big defference.
  • Skip Vetter 7y

    Great shot. Nice comparison study.
  • Jamuudsen 7y

    Awesome. Manages to be both a textbook shot and aesthetically satisfying.
  • Beth Olson 7y

    Great comparison photo. Nice job.
  • *audreysmith* 7y

    To be able to capture them together - wow!
  • Steve Byland 7y

    Great "dinkey goose" shot!
  • DorsetBirder 7y

    Beautiful comparison shot - that's a perfectly-placed yellow wash from whetever's behind.
  • Kim 7y

    Great picture. I've never seen a cackling goose before. I didn't know they were that much smaller then the canada.
  • Jennifer + David 7y

    Wow!! Simply amazing! I was just told about he cackling goose from a birding friend about two weeks ago!!! Great shot!
  • Henry T. McLin 7y

    Great study and photography.
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology 6y

    This photo appears on All About Birds, a free online bird guide from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Thank you for Birdsharing, and for helping people learn about birds.
  • Jessica Kirste 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Rahway River Park, NJ, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    great shot i dont know how i had missed this one!
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