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Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Description:

Largest of the black and white geese, this species is well known because of it's ability to adapt to cities and towns for living space. This hansome bird is marked with black bill, head and neck, and tail feathers. The head has a white strap from cheek to cheek across the chin.

Habitat:

Lake, ponds. rivers barrow pits, and city lagoons

Notes:

Other subspecies and species often migrate in small numbers with Canadian Geese.

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1 Comment

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Nice photo. Just so you know, the proper common name for this species is Canada Goose (though a lot of people write it as Canadian). http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/canad...

:-)

TamLar
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TamLar

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Spotted on May 6, 2013
Submitted on May 25, 2013

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