Generally speaking, when you see one parent in front and one behind, it's the mother leading the way, with father at the rear ready to defend the brood.

But it also made me edgy, Men Canada Goose Constable Parka Graphite Australia too. And think of a horror movie idea where coppers gather to perform bogus medical procedures in the woods!

One of them dared to perch on the edge of a path, wondering how it was going to jump into the water about a foot below.

Only a distant, ugly tower block sporting the name Premier Inn is an indication that you might be at the heart of one the country's most built up areas.

Others were swimming four to a line so straight they could have been following the edge of a ruler.

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Swan Pool is just one part of the magnificently vast Sandwell Valley.

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Given the location, the Sandwell Valley Sailing Club (details 0121 522 2945) building is also sadly lacking in architectural merits.

Before you know it, the goslings are marvelling at the joys of spring.

The goslings might grow up to be just as cantankerous as their parents, but when they are this small and fluffy they are as cute as any young bird can be.

Related content ALTHOUGH its name is Swan Pool, I didn't see a single bird with royal protection during my latest visit to the 2,000 acre Sandwell Valley Country Park.

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Unlike some parts, which are too close to the M5, it's really quiet here.

There are long trails to follow on foot or you can even join the pool's long distance swimming club (details 0121 553 0220).

A car park sign is both comforting and unsettling at the same time.

'Plain clothes police operate in this area' reassured me.

Not that I was disappointed at missing an appointment with Her Majesty's finest having seen lots of cygnets next to the Faulkners Farm Drive end of Witton Lakes this time last year.

But, given the number of newly hatched goslings in tow on a wonderfully sunny morning, I just had to admire nature's ability to regenerate itself at remarkable speed.