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Canada goose
Branta canadensis

Canada goose
Canada goose
Canada goose

Size: 30-43 inches
Overall Color: brown and white and black
Occurrence: near water
Diet: water vegetation, grains
Nest: large platform, bowl
Field Identification: black head and neck, white chin strap, large body, found near water
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: anseriformes
Family: 01 Anatidae (geese,ducks,swans)
Genus: Branta
Species: canadensis

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