Enjoying the view: Geese on Middle Road

Above: “Canadian’ visitors sunbathing at the reservoir. (photos by Chris Robbins)

It’s not just Southborough residents who enjoy our town’s green spaces. Those passing through often admire the views. Yesterday, a flock of geese took advantage of the reservoir along Middle Road.

Chris Robbins shared photos with the following explanation:

Today on Middle Road at the reservoir cross-over, the attached photos capture 35+ geese sunbathing, grooming and chatting up a storm about their next flight were assembled in a unique formation.

It’s as if they were at their own personal spa on this beautiful day.

Drivers were slowing down their cars just to have a glimpse of this rare gathering in our own back yard.

Looking closely at one of the pics, I noticed old friends in the background – a swimming swan and what looks like a cormorant on a rock ( like one captured on the blog by Susan years ago).

Click thumbnails below to enlarge.

Geese Middle Rd reservoir (by Chris Robbins) Geese Middle Rd reservoir by Chris Robbins water birds (cropped from Middle Rd reservoir by Chris Robbins)

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Barb M
4 years ago

Cool pix, Chris. Thanks for sharing!

Donna McD
4 years ago

Thanks, we really are blessed with so many water views…gleious.

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