What happened to the geese?

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Offline bluebrasil

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What happened to the geese?
« on: 18/03/2016 14:24:07 »
As winter approaches each year (in Scotland) I observe large flock of geese (noisily) flying off during the day.  How come when spring comes I see and hear very few returning.  Are they returning by stealth under darkness?   [???]

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Re: What happened to the geese?
« Reply #1 on: 18/03/2016 19:30:57 »
A similar thing happens around here; the geese on the wildlife reserve make a very noisy autumn departure, flying overhead, but somehow they arrive unannounced and incognito!
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Re: What happened to the geese?
« Reply #2 on: 19/04/2016 13:04:10 »
Maybe they return via a slightly different route, thus making first landfall further north or south, east or west than the departure route.
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