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KatG    Posted 11-11-2004 at 16:53:06       [Reply]  [Send Email]
This afternoon, While doing evening chores, saw several flocks of wild geese in their V shape headed where ever it is they go...Guess winter is a coming to Arkansas...KAtG


Ennis    Posted 11-11-2004 at 23:31:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
Across the road is our friends rock quarry and the Canadian geese et al visit before their move to south. I seems a person could reach up and touch them as they get into their final landing pattern. Honkers sure are noisy even at night, but sure are fun to watch land on the water. Funny thing is there is a bigger lake next to us and they don't land there as much.


Chad K    Posted 11-11-2004 at 18:48:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ever notice that one side of that *V* is longer than the other? You know why that is don't you?


Darryl - MO    Posted 11-11-2004 at 20:05:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
<< Ever notice that one side of that *V* is longer than the other? You know why that is don't you? >>

Yep! But I won't spoil your riddle. We'll see if someone else knows.


toolman    Posted 11-11-2004 at 18:45:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
they are still some around here i see them once in a while but hear them often when im outside doin something and the coyotes are bothering them over on the lake.


Lazy Al    Posted 11-11-2004 at 18:40:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
They have pretty much gone past here . The trees are all bare and winter's coming on . I even seen a flock of snow birds out in a hay field the other day . Ever notice that one leg of the V of a flock of geese is always longer Know why that is .
There's more geese in it. he he
Al


Willy-N    Posted 11-11-2004 at 17:28:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
They went over us a while ago so I guess it take a while to get south. We are under a flight path of Swans and Cranes also. They circle the up drafts till they are allmost out of site tons of them then head south. Mark H.


RickyB    Posted 11-11-2004 at 17:14:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
seen a few flocks flying in the last few days.Winter Texans have started arriving too.cold front is pushing em all south.


Hawk    Posted 11-11-2004 at 17:02:24       [Reply]  [No Email]

same here, geese and ducks been hearing more and more everyday.
and with all this rain and cooler weather it is feeling alot like winter. how far are you away from mt magazine ?


KatG    Posted 11-11-2004 at 17:12:10       [Reply]  [Send Email]
About 21 if you go up on the Paris side...maybe 25 going up the HAvanna side...I would LOVE to live on top of that mountain...They are developeing it so...afraid it will ruin alot of the way it was...I can see Mt. Magazine when I get to Booneville...KAtG


Hawk    Posted 11-11-2004 at 17:24:59       [Reply]  [No Email]

i like going up to white rock mt, sounds like i need to see magazine before its fully developed.
i do love the veiw.


KatG    Posted 11-11-2004 at 18:00:39       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Go soon as you can HAwk...things are achanging everyday up there..It use to be so quite and private...KAtG


Clod    Posted 11-11-2004 at 18:10:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
I remember those geese.They used to fly down here from Canada and end up as feather beds. Thanks!


JB    Posted 11-11-2004 at 18:22:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
I reckon the monarch butterflies have already floated to Mexico, and I all but missed them. Sunday, a grand daughter had everyone over for dinner and I stood looking into the back yard at a little bush covered with tiny white flowers. It may be mountain laurel, neither of us was sure of the name. Anyway, there were probably 2 or 3 dozen monarchs fluttering around that bush, and they stayed all day. When we left to come home, they were still there. This is their 1st year in that home, and she had never seen them gathered like that before.


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