June 17, 2014
Dozens of Canadian geese are currently inhabiting Lake Varner in Newton County. The geese are temporarily flightless, as they undergoing a molting process which causes them to lose their flight feathers. They will be able to fly again in about two to four weeks. (Staff photo: Ryan McKenzie)
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Some area lakes and ponds may currently be seeing a surplus in some feathery friends, and they’re here to stay for some time as part of an annual change in their anatomy.