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  • dead geese
  • So the group let the falcon feed on a pile of dead geese and eventually captured it with an empty packsack. (sfgate.com)
  • Lekeitio - Young men ripped the heads off dead geese in an ancient folk festival in northern Spain on Thursday, clutching onto them as they dangled from a high wire until the birds' necks went snap. (news24.com)
  • birds
  • Geese are large birds and must be handled carefully to avoid broken bones or dislocated joints. (mofga.org)
  • It is not clear why the particular fowl, goose, was chosen in English, as most other birds share this same anatomical feature. (wikipedia.org)
  • There they were, stalking geese and blasting the majestic birds from the sky to demonstrate that John Kerry is a regular guy. (metroactive.com)
  • These migratory birds winter in limited localities far south of their breeding grounds, although Canada geese have become year-round residents of some areas of southern Canada and northern parts of the continental United States. (britannica.com)
  • Canada geese pairs mate for life, like other birds such as dove s. (everything2.com)
  • eggs
  • Geese produce large edible eggs, weighing 120-170 grams (4.2-6.0 oz). They can be used in cooking just like chicken's eggs, though they have proportionally more yolk, and this cooks to a slightly denser consistency. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you will only bend your zoning laws, amend your land-use plan and give me a few million dollars in favors, I will build you a goose that will lay golden eggs, the developer promises. (washingtonpost.com)
  • And you certainly wouldn't want to do anything to endanger the health of a goose that lays golden eggs, or make it run away to your neighbor's place. (washingtonpost.com)
  • But the District government has sniffed golden goose eggs and is already moving to give away a city street to TechWorld. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Eggs should be returned to the nest so the hen goose does not re-lay another clutch. (lakecountyil.gov)
  • 1950s
  • With humble beginnings in 1950s Toronto, Canada Goose has become one of the world's leading innovators in extreme outdoor clothing. (harrods.com)
  • sheldgoose
  • Among them are the magpie goose ( Anseranas semipalmata ), the sheldgoose , the perching duck (the pygmy geese of genus Nettapus ), the Cape Barren goose of Australia ( Cereopsis novaehollandiae ), the African pygmy goose ( Nettapus auritus ), and the solan goose ( see gannet ). (britannica.com)
  • species
  • Local forms vary greatly in size, and the smallest ones are now regarded as a separate species, Cackling Goose. (audubon.org)
  • And we're the ones who invited them in: Once driven to the brink of extinction, the species was brought back by well-meaning people who released Canada geese throughout the United States. (humanesociety.org)
  • Other species of geese still suffer within the foie gras industry. (humanesociety.org)
  • Winchester
  • "Bitten by a Winchester goose" was a common euphemism for having contracted syphilis in the 16th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • " Winchester geese " was the nickname for the prostitutes of Southern London, licensed by the Bishop of Winchester in the area around his London palace . (wikipedia.org)
  • Canada
  • Associated mainly with fresh water and living in the Northern Hemisphere, those genera include the Canada goose ( B. canadensis ), white-fronted geese ( A. erythropus and A. albifrons ), barnacle goose ( B. leucopsis ), and snow goose ( Chen caerulescens ), as well as the brant ( B. bernicla ) and the nene ( B. sandvicensis ). (britannica.com)
  • In many regions, flights of Canada Geese passing over in V-formation -- northbound in spring, southbound in fall -- are universally recognized as signs of the changing seasons. (audubon.org)
  • Canada geese are found in Canada (duh! (everything2.com)
  • I did look up one day from where I live now and tell my friends that there were some Canada geese overhead in a nice v-shape. (everything2.com)
  • To most living in the US, the Canada goose is as common as house flies and twice as annoying. (everything2.com)
  • However, thanks to a peculiar twist of fate , I've learned to appreciate the Canada goose and its eccentricities. (everything2.com)
  • Debuting the Expedition Parka, a performance piece inspired by the needs of personnel at Antarctica's McMurdo Station in the 1980s, Canada Goose has seen its unrivalled jackets conquer some of the world's most daunting landmarks, from Mount Everest to the South Pole. (harrods.com)
  • With their distinctive honks and propensity to graze on roadside grass, Canada geese are among the most ubiquitous of our wild neighbors. (humanesociety.org)
  • A Canada goose can produce three pounds of droppings per goose, per day," points out Mike Paine. (whotv.com)
  • Dan Erickson was walking back to his blind with a Canada goose slung over his shoulder when he was hit from behind and driven to his knees. (sfgate.com)
  • bird
  • whereas wild geese have a horizontal posture and slim rear end, domesticated geese lay down large fat deposits toward the tail end, giving a fat rear and forcing the bird into a more upright posture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Calling a living bird "Mother Goose" was out of the question, so I called them Mama Goose and Papa Goose. (metroactive.com)
  • Obiously a goose that has had a lot of human contact and even exposed to other animals(4H) will be a much more tame, gentle bird. (backyardchickens.com)
  • You can also thaw the goose in cold water in about 5 hours: Place the bird (in its original wrapping) in a sink with enough cold water to cover, changing the water every half hour. (countryliving.com)
  • ponds
  • Manicured lawns mowed to the edge of lakes and detention ponds provide geese with open areas with ample food and security. (lakecountyil.gov)
  • primarily
  • Geese in urban areas can be undesirable primarily due to the large amount of feces they leave behind. (lakecountyil.gov)
  • Goose is being primarily developed under GNU/Linux, but an effort is being made to insure that it is portable to both other Un*x systems and to Win32. (gnu.org)
  • lethal
  • Suburban environments provide a food-rich home for geese, but communities often resort to lethal roundups when their presence (and their droppings) become a nuisance. (humanesociety.org)
  • pair
  • Wildlife officials have captured and treated a pair of geese that became tangled in fishing line near Helena. (spokesman.com)
  • So it was really no surprise to us when the neighbors informed us that the pair of geese trumpeting on our rooftop every morning was an annual event. (everything2.com)
  • aggressive
  • Owing to their highly aggressive nature, loud call and sensitivity to unusual movements, geese can contribute towards the security of a property. (wikipedia.org)
  • Geese that are accustomed to hand feeding may become aggressive toward other geese or even people feeding the geese. (lakecountyil.gov)
  • large
  • Chinese geese may be readily distinguished from European geese by the large knob at the base of the bill, though hybrids may exhibit every degree of variation between them. (wikipedia.org)
  • This technique will not be effective if the geese are using a large area as geese often learn to go around, over, or under the string after a short period of time. (lakecountyil.gov)
  • bunch
  • Right after the roundup, my observer noted with a chuckle, those two surviving geese had produced a bunch of babies. (metroactive.com)
  • belong
  • We're not trying to do these things under the table, so to speak," Bunger says, "we want to make sure that people are aware, they're their geese-they belong to everybody, quite frankly. (whotv.com)
  • relatively
  • But Wascher had noticed that while some geese became extremely stressed during fights, others stayed relatively calm. (wired.com)
  • With that said, you should also know that the core parts of Goose are relatively stable and debugged. (gnu.org)
  • motivation
  • Flock of Geese Chaos of Kittens A Personal Story of Mystic MPD Integration By Devlyn Rhys Young Some days I feel like a flock of geese: I have direction and focus, coordination and motivation. (angelfire.com)
  • The desire for non-trivial statistics in Guppi was actually the motivation for creating Goose. (gnu.org)
  • shelter
  • That curved strip of sand was tucked between the outside of a bend in the creek and the restaurant's creekside wall, making this place seem like a snug and secure little spot for a very young family of geese to forage and shelter. (metroactive.com)
  • As stated above, geese need water (most importantly or they DIE quite quickly without it) and shelter from intense heat or cold. (backyardchickens.com)
  • African
  • If you like peace and quiet, don't acquire very vocal African geese. (mofga.org)
  • African geese adults can weigh up to 20 pounds, are grayish brown with a lighter breast, black beak, orange legs and feet and a black knob on their head. (mofga.org)
  • African sheldgeese include the spur-winged goose ( Plectropterus gambensis ) and the Egyptian goose ( Alopochen aegyptiacus ). (britannica.com)
  • roughly
  • According to that eyewitness, contractors with nets and dogs had roughly nabbed all the seasonally flightless geese except two. (metroactive.com)
  • Goose Rocks is a ledge roughly between Stimpson Island (part of North Haven) and Widows Island (part of Vinalhaven) at the eastern end of the Thoroughfare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nearly
  • Scientists determined last week that a virus had killed nearly 1,100 migrating brant geese in coastal waters off Atlantic and Cape May counties, but they were still working to identify it. (nytimes.com)
  • back
  • Erickson dropped the goose and pointed his gun at the hovering falcon when Lord's 12-year-old son, Nate, noticed a bell on the falcon's back. (sfgate.com)
  • turn
  • Remove goose from oven, and turn oven control to 450 degrees F. Brush orange-marmalade mixture over goose. (countryliving.com)
  • On the annual Day of the Geese in the small Basque town of Lekeitio, about 20 participants took turns launching themselves from boats to grab hold of a goose hooked to a cable, which in turn was shaken up and down by those on shore. (news24.com)