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Canada geese take their goslings to water to feed almost immediately after birth.
Canada geese return to the same nesting sites every year.
Here is a site well worth the time to learn much more about Canada geese. Click here

Swamp Sparrow

They have longer legs than other members of their genus, which allows them to wade into shallow water to forage.


Mayflower is one state symbol of Massachusetts.
In order to get a sharp image front to back, I shot using focus bracketing. This is six focus bracketed images blended into one image.
For a fascinating list describing all MA symbols, including the state flag, click here.