Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

CANG

Code 6

BRACAN

ITIS

HEAD

Canada Goose Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: White and black.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Canada Goose Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 64-114 cm (25-45 in)
  • Weight: 6521 g (230.09 oz)
  • Size: Very Large (32 - 72 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Pale gray, with pale brown barring.
  • Upperparts: Dark gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded, Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded, Solid

FLIGHT

Canada Goose Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong deep wing beats., Flies in V formation in migration., Strong powerful direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 178-190 cm (70-75 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Dark gray.
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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