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Hawaiian goose Alternate name
Branta sandvicensis Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
 63 - 69 cm               Length
Lowland grass pastures, Habitat
Normally 3 eggs incubated for 30 days Clutch    Eggs
Grasses and other vegetable matter including fruit. Food    Diet
Least aquatic of all geese.  Habits
380 World No


view photos Photo  by enolarama March 17, 2008 all rights reserved

From Wikipedia

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved


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Video by klaverenvrouwke all rights reserved


This is our only Hawaiian goose. It's mate died last year but a friend who breeds them will soon bring one of this years young to form a pair again. This is my favourite animal we have. She is a real sweetheart and makes wonderful sounds.
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