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Cackling Goose

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Alternate name
Branta hutchinsii Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
56-76cm Length
Tundra, freshwater lakes, Habitat
2 to 8 eggs incubatied for 25-28 days. Clutch   Eggs
Grasses aquatic vegetation. Food   Diet
Migratory                               Habits
Recently split from larger Canada Goose World No
Least Concern Status

view photos November 1, 2006 Photo by Nathan Hamm (c) all rights reserved

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Embedded file Cackling Goose call
(Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii)
Andrew Spencer XC16103
17-11-2007, United States

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