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Canada goose

Branta canadensis


Large, with very long neck. Black neck and head with white patch on head separates from all except Barnacle Goose, but is much larger, longer-necked, and breast is pale, not black. Body brownish, paler below. The white on head forms 'throat strap'.


Breeds on lakes and marshes, along rivers and seashores. Northern birds migratory.

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Oct 25, 2011
Submitted on Oct 27, 2011

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