A beautiful day for a walk in the park. 

Sunday March 11, 2012.


Swan Lake Village area,
Markham, Ontario
 


 
 
Ring-billed Seagull
Flying over the pier.
 
 
Ring-billed Gull
Flying over the Island near the pier
 
 
Ring-billed Gull
This picture clearly shows the identifying ring around the bill.
 
 
Canada Goose
Landing just short of the ice in the middle of the lake.
 
 
Canada Goose
The female lowering her head and her mate sticking out his tongue at her, displays typical mating rituals that the geese follow.
 
 
Canada Goose
This pair were walking across the lake on the ice.
 
 
Ring-billed Gull
This one was flying by the pier. The bright sun and clear cool air made for a nice shot showing the detail of the feathers on the wing.
 
 
Ring-billed Gull
Although it may look like this gull is attacking the one on the ice, these actually appear to be a couple as they stayed close together after he landed on the ice.
 
 
Ice and water
Geese and Gulls enjoying the sun and the safety of the lake.
 
 
Ring-billed Gulls
The gulls were having fun bathing in the cold waters of the lake.
 
 
Canada Goose
Another couple of geese coming in for a landing on the ice.
 
 
Spring
Some of the trees around the lake are showing buds a little early this year.
 
 
 
 
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