Tanka: Silver and Gold



a female goosander swimming against the flow in a tidal river


by the sun, moon and stars
a goosander
swimming against the tide
her home, the river

Β© Xenia Tran


a female goosander standing in the shallows of a tidal river

We wish you all a very happy Friday and a wonderful weekend!

With love from Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60 HS, Settings: f/6.3, 1/320 s, ISO 250 and f/6.5, 1/320 s, ISO 250.


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25 thoughts on “Tanka: Silver and Gold”

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words Cathy πŸ’œ The goosanders spend most of the year here on the rivers and lochs and migrate to France and the Balkans for Winter. They are lovely to watch. Hope you are having a great day and a wonderful weekend to all of you too! πŸ€—πŸ’– xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words and good wishes dear Olga, have a fabulous weekend! πŸ€—πŸ’– xxx

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    1. Thank you kindly! I just found your comment in the spam folder and have removed the symbols, which may be causing the problem :o)


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