We visited Middle Creek to see and photograph snow geese earlier this week. Middle Creek is the stopping ground for many snow geese in the Eastern Shores area and farther South before they heading north to the Canadian Arctic’s, their breeding ground. The official estimated number of snow geese in the last few days was close to 100,000.
It’s amazing to see them in such huge numbers! Beautiful photos.
Thanks, Lynette. I have never seen so many snow geese at Middle Creek. That was quite a sight to see and of course, photograph!
Fantastic images, Stephen. The sheer numbers are incredible and the variety of perspectives you’ve photographed give a real sense of place. The shots of their flight patterns against the blue sky are striking.
Thank you, Jane. It was quite a trip to see and photograph these beautiful birds at Middle Creek earlier this week. It was fun and exciting to capture these birds in the water, on the grasslands and of course in the air. Thank you so much for your comments.
It must be very impressive to stand under a flock of snow geese like this one and hear the beat of the wings. Great shots Stephen, my compliments !
It was definitely an impressive sight to see so many birds, especially to witness their lifting off and fly over our heads!
Yes, it’s really a thrill to see all the birds flying over the head after they took off. I did wear my hat though, just in case!
That’s a lot of birds! Although wonderful to see and hear I am just as glad that we don’t get those numbers here.
We happened to encounter the largest number that day,100,000 is a big number!