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In spring and summer, geese concentrate their feeding on grasses and sedges, including skunk cabbage leaves and eelgrass. During fall and winter, they rely more on berries and seeds, including agricultural grains, and seem especially fond of blueberries. They’re very efficient at removing kernels from dry corn cobs. Two subspecies have adapted to urban environments and graze on domesticated grasses year round.

“Ernestine” was rescued from Woodlawn Cemetery in the summer.  She is a second-year female Great Horned Owl.  The Great Horned...


Sandy Bay to Oudeschip Peninsula

This walk starts at Sandy Bay beach, crosses it and then dives into the bushes and continues parallel to the coast. Mike Lundy wrote in 1997 (Cape Times) "Crossing Sandy Bay on a hot day over a weekend, dressed in mountain boots and backpack, you might feel the need to stare blankly at the sand one metre directly ahead of you as you walk. This way, you’ll avoid feeling awkward about being overdressed."

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