Canada Geese Snow Prints Winton Lake

Canada Geese Snow Prints Winton Lake

Research has revealed that waterfowl use the sun to migrate by using the axes of polarized light to determine the position of the sun. The information is then used to achieve a solar compass orientation. Likewise, nighttime migrants use stellar maps to orient between the north and south.
Next time you witness one of these remarkable birds dropping into a pond or river, take a second to think of their great journey.


Tom Woods
Great Parks Mechanic