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The Geese were "surfing"."Got a '34 wagon we call it a "woody", surf city..." I moved up on them slowly, taking pictures. I was able to get much closer than one normally would (without them flying). I then saw why: They had one very small gosling with them. The adults would turn into a wave, minimizing their cross-section. They would ride up over the top of it, maintaining their composure. But the gosling was having a bad time of it. The waves would tumble it end over end and away from the parents. But it would recover and get back to them.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Photography: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Two (a mated pair) of Canada Geese with one gosling

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

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