Tule white-fronted geese landing in Summer Lake Wildlife Area

About a dozen geese in silhouette flap their wings and turn sideways and upside down in midair

Detailed Description

Tule white-fronted geese get ready to land at Summer Lake Wildlife Area in Oregon. The geese turn upside down and sideways to drop altitude quickly to land, a behavior known as "whiffling" or "maple leafing."


Image Dimensions: 5108 x 3427

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Location Taken: US