Lake District Geese

Lake District Birds on the Move

One of the great things about Bobbin Mill Cottage is the fact that although we nestle at the foot of some wonderful Lakeland Fells we’re also not far from the coast and in particular the Duddon Estuary, which is a focal point for thousands of migratory wildfowl.

Lake District Geese
Skein of geese above Bobbin Mill Cottage

Last week I was out in the garden and heard the distinctive honking of Greylag Geese. Over the next few minutes, several skeins of geese passed high overhead. It’s very interesting to watch the “V” patterns changing shape as different birds take up different positions within the “V”.

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