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Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Description:

The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) 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. (Wikipedia)

Habitat:

Riparian, slough

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2 Comments

TravisAnthony
TravisAnthony 9 years ago

Great photo! The correct common name is Canada Goose. A lot of people, including this birder, have been guilty of this mistake :)

patty
patty 9 years ago

Beautiful picture and geese Steve; the way the wings move while they fly seems to be beautiful and you caught that precise moment clearly, lovely! =)

Steve Lenz
Spotted by
Steve Lenz

Burbank, Washington, USA

Spotted on Feb 25, 2011
Submitted on Sep 27, 2012

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