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Geese News

Cops in China replace guard dogs with geese

Xinjiang - Police in rural parts of China's Xingjiang Province have replaced the use of guard dogs. Instead, they are using flocks of geese to warn them if there is an intruder.

For former James Bond, foie gras is a dish best served not at all

First it was the state of California, which banned foie gras on July 1. Now, French foie gras producers face a more formidable opponent. His name is Moore, Sir Roger Moore, the British actor famous for his role as James Bond in no less than seven movies.

Photo Essay: The beauty of Long Hunter State Park Special

Nashville - Long Hunter State Park, located in Nashville, TN is a popular destination for locals. With hiking trails running alongside both J. Percy Priest Lake and Couchville Lake, it is an ideal place for photographers and outdoors enthusiasts alike.

Photo Essay: Waterfowl in honor of Ducks Unlimited's anniversary Special

Bella Vista - The nonprofit organization Ducks Unlimited was established in 1937 and 2012 marks its 75th anniversary. As they are beneficiaries of DU's role as the world's leader in waterfowl conservation, a number of ducks and geese "posed" for photographs.

Birds flock to frozen marshes at new hide in RSPB Titchwell Special

Hunstanton - Hundreds of geese, duck and swans are now flocking to feed at the reserve at Titchwell Marsh for the harsh winter on the Norfolk coastal marshlands in the UK.

Institutional facility becomes maternity ward for geese Special

Guelph - An institutional building in Guelph, Ontario has adopted a second function this spring. This year its roof is home to a breeding pair of Canada geese, their nest and a 'clutch' of four eggs.

NYC is preparing to trap and kill up to 2,000 Canadian Geese

This summer, in an attempt to avoid collisions like the one that caused US Airways Airbus A320 to crash into the Hudson River in January, New York City is going to trap and kill up to 2,000 Canadian Geese.

Ikea drops live-plucked Chinese down bedding from shops

Swedish furniture giant Ikea is phasing out its Mysa-brand down bedding from all its shops - because the down may come from Chinese fowl which were plucked while the animals were still alive. China produces 80% of the world's down and feathers.

Airports Try Falcons to Keep Birds Away

One plane accident after another is blamed on birds who fly into the plane's engines, usually causing it to crash. But now, one man with a bird he loves may have come up with an environmentally friendly way to stop this from happening.

Geese Pose Big Risk at Northeast US Airports

Was it big birds that got into both engines of the US Airways jet that landed in the Hudson River Thursday? Officials say it's more than likely.

Ducks, Geese Sickened By Fungus In NY

A warning has been issued to citizens in New York by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation not to feed geese or ducks. A fungus, Aspergillosis, has sickened and killed at least a dozen of these birds on a northern New York pond.

Officials say that plane crashed after hitting geese

Last fall a University of North Dakota plane crashed and killed a student and flight instructor and school officials say that the crash happen because it collided with geese.

Border Collies to Patrol Central Park for Geese

Border collies are bred to herd sheep, but in Central Park they will be herding geese.

Grandmother not guilty of stabbing tot

A 53-year-old women claims she received messages from geese before stabbing her granddaughter.
 

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Content and unafraid  this avian sits quietly for a photo.
Content and unafraid, this avian sits quietly for a photo.
Majestic. It s hard to beat the beauty and graceful elegance of swans. This male proudly swam amid a...
Majestic. It's hard to beat the beauty and graceful elegance of swans. This male proudly swam amid a flock of swans and fluffed up his wings to announce his presence.
Images of birds  Seneca Lake  the park  etc.
Images of birds, Seneca Lake, the park, etc.
Various ducks
Various ducks
Images of birds  Seneca Lake  the park  etc.
Images of birds, Seneca Lake, the park, etc.
A mamma turkey guides her babies back into the wood at Long Hunter State Park.
A mamma turkey guides her babies back into the wood at Long Hunter State Park.
Ducks and geese greet photographer.  Bella Vista  AR  2/21/12
Ducks and geese greet photographer. Bella Vista, AR 2/21/12
Images of birds  Seneca Lake  the park  etc.
Images of birds, Seneca Lake, the park, etc.
Two Graylag Geese.  Bella Vista  AR  2/21/12
Two Graylag Geese. Bella Vista, AR 2/21/12
Geese flying
Geese flying
The striking male Mandarin Duck with his reddish beak and whiskers.
The striking male Mandarin Duck with his reddish beak and whiskers.
The geese are very friendly and will often come right up to you in hope of scoring a piece of bread.
The geese are very friendly and will often come right up to you in hope of scoring a piece of bread.
With a beautiful long neck  this swan glides effortlessly across the River Soar.
With a beautiful long neck, this swan glides effortlessly across the River Soar.
Geese and their young. Another generation of birds is born to be fed by little hands.
Geese and their young. Another generation of birds is born to be fed by little hands.
A popular meeting place for fowl of all types  the weir is a hangout for local wildlife and a  dare ...
A popular meeting place for fowl of all types, the weir is a hangout for local wildlife and a "dare to walk," prank for teens.
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Images of birds  Seneca Lake  the park  etc.
Images of birds, Seneca Lake, the park, etc.
Geese in flight at a unique preservation area.
Geese in flight at a unique preservation area.
A mamma deer resting and soaking up some sunshine.
A mamma deer resting and soaking up some sunshine.
French delicacy foie gras
French delicacy foie gras
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