Canada Goose

Canada goose
Canada goose. Photo by Craige McGonigle on Unsplash
AppearanceThe Canda goose is a large bird about 30-43″ long with a long black neck and a black head with a white “chin strap”. The body is brown and tan-white underneath.
DietThey eat grass, grains and berries.
Feeder FoodCanada geese do not visit feeders.
HabitatSuburban areas including parks, golf courses, and reservoirs.
NestingCanada geese nest on the ground, usually on an elevated piece of land close to water. They have one brood/season, and 2-8 eggs/brood that are creamy white in color. Incubation lasts 25-28 days and fledglings leave the nest about 42-50 days after hatching.

Range Map

Canada goose range map.
Canada goose range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.