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A common, large wild goose with black head and neck, white patches on the face, and brownish-gray body. Large webbed feet and wide flat bill. Largest adults: Length up to 48 inches. Weight: Average male 12 1/2 lbs. Average female 11 lbs. Wingspan up to 72 inches. These geese may be especially aggressive during pairing up and nesting.
Upper canal near woodlands. Went to private area not reachable by humans most likely for their nest.
See video (Music is Swan Lake).
Spotted on Apr 7, 2013
Submitted on Apr 7, 2013