14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A young gosling nestled close to mother

Mother had seven Canadian Geese goslings under her wing for an afternoon nap during the morning spring rain. Always one or another poking out to see if the rain had stopped. Father goose was close by keeping a watchful eye on things as fathers do.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 05.2016
Photo Location: Woodbury, Minnesota, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX L820
Copyright: © Jane Andersen