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Canada Goose

(Branta canadensis)
German name(s): "Kanadagans"
Size: 75-110 cm; wing span 1.25-1.85 m
Weight: 2.6-6.5 kg (male); 2.4-5.5 kg (female)

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Canada Goose at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "parvipes"(?)

ADULT

Family of Canada Geese on the banks of the river Rhine, with an adult seen in a near-frontal view in the foreground (photo courtesy of H. Dahlem-Senger)
[Walluf, Rheingau, Germany, January 2013]

Lateral view of a Canada Goose (photo courtesy of H. Dahlem-Senger)
[Walluf, Rheingau, Germany, January 2013]

Near-dorsal view of a Canada Goose, upright stance

Near-dorsal view of a Canada Goose, hunched stance

Family of Canada Geese (photo courtesy of H. Dahlem-Senger)
[Walluf, Rheingau, Germany, January 2013]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Close-up lateral view of Canada Goslings (photo courtesy of H. Dahlem-Senger)
[Walluf, Rheingau, Germany, January 2013]

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