"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

That’s What I’m Honking About

This is the second image shown first. Shot from the balcony at the Convention Center (where the garbage was for THROUGH)

And just moments earlier, this was the peaceful scene.  Not sure why all the honking and general nastiness from the Canada Goose in the above image..

 A grandmother and her granddaughter by the Allegheny River.  (Unidentified subjects)

10 responses

  1. I really like the first picture. Captures a moment

    March 28, 2012 at 12:17 am

  2. Great pics, Ruth. I bet this bird’s mate is sitting on a nest just under the edge of that walkway.
    I do give Grandma an A+ for recognizing the danger … and an F for using her granddaughter as a shield.

    March 28, 2012 at 2:04 am

  3. Sue Reinfeld

    That is a perfect series of pictures. From peace to chaos.

    March 28, 2012 at 7:20 am

  4. Those birds can be pretty intimidating. Great shots!

    March 28, 2012 at 7:33 am

  5. Lois I. Greenberg

    On the other hand, as Tevye would say, I’ve always found Canadians to be such friendly folk…Great pics! Lois

    March 28, 2012 at 10:27 am

  6. They are aggressive.

    March 28, 2012 at 11:17 am

  7. Certainly appears to be being territorial Ruth. I think ChgoJohn could be right.

    March 28, 2012 at 7:14 pm

  8. Those geese can be nasty! We have some that inhabit a park near our house, and they have charged me once or twice. I’m not a small child, and they still make my heart race a bit!

    March 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm

  9. Oh goodness…lol. Don’t mess with the geese!

    March 29, 2012 at 8:04 pm

  10. Canadian geese are like that. They’re not very nice.

    March 29, 2012 at 8:08 pm

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