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Canada Goose

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Branta canadensis Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
76-110 cm                Length
Streams, lakes, ponds Habitat
3–8 eggs incubated for 25-28 days by both parents. Clutch    Eggs
Grasses, grains, insects, few fish. Food    Diet
381 World No

Least concern                        


view photos Photo by Rick Leche (c) all rights reserved

view photos Image Jan 09 by phillipbonsai (c) all rights reserved
Canada Goose / Bernache du Canada  by Eric B?in. Canada Goose 02, Branta canadensis by phillipbonsai.

view photos Photo April 23, 2008 by Eric B?in (c) all rights reserved

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 Canada Goose song
(Branta canadensis)
Don Jones XC1136
17-10-1997, United States

Canada Goose Calls
(Branta canadensis maxima)
Allen T. Chartier XC11837
06-03-2007, United States

Embadded file Canada Goose honking
(Branta canadensis)
Chris Parrish XC21786
08-06-2008, United States


Canada Goose distribution, including native (dark tones) and introduced (light tones) populationsCanada Goose summer: yellowCanada Goose all year: greenCanada Goose winter: blueCackling Goose summer: pink

Video by jlmatterer2 (c) all rights reserved

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01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites


01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


Credits Some of the maps, data, are from               Data from Avibase