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Canada geese

Branta canadensis


Canada geese are very familiar birds in the Washington, DC, and Maryland area. Now is the time of year to see them with their babies (goslings). Here is a couple with seven goslings. You can see them high in the sky in their V-shape formation and hear their honking calls. We have two types of geese in this area, migrating and resident geese.


Canada geese nest in areas that are surrounded by or close to water. This pair of canada geese with their goslings were spotted in a small pond at Kinder Farm Park, Anne Arundel County, Millersville, Maryland.

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Maryland, USA

Lat: 39.06, Long: -76.65

Spotted on May 16, 2015
Submitted on May 16, 2015


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