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Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Description:

The Canada Goose is a wild goose with a black head and neck, white patches on the face, and a brownish-gray body. Native to arctic and temperate regions of North America, it is occasionally found in northern Europe, and has been introduced to other temperate regions. From wikipedia.

Habitat:

This species is native to North America. It breeds in Canada and the northern United States in a variety of habitats. Its nest is usually located in an elevated area near water such as streams, lakes, ponds and sometimes on a beaver lodge. Its eggs are laid in a shallow depression lined with plant material and down. The Great Lakes region maintains a very large population of Canada Geese.

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jttip79
Spotted by
jttip79

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Jul 19, 2012
Submitted on Sep 11, 2012

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