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At Home in the City

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Geese find luxurious living among the urbanites. More

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There’s nothing subtle about snow geese. More

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Silhoutted by wintery sunset, Canadas return to a marsh at Fountain Grove Conservation Area after feeding in nearby cornfields. More

Canada Geese Flock

Photo of Canada geese crowding on grassy area
Once close to extinction, Canada geese have made an amazing recovery. They can be so numerous they cause problems from overgrazing, abundant droppings, collisions with aircraft, destruction of newly sprouted crops, and more. More

Canada Goose

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Male Canada geese make a long, loud "a-honk!", while the females make a faster, higher-pitched "hink!" Goslings make a wheezy "wheep, wheep, wheep." More

Canada Goose

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Branta canadensis
Canada geese are recognizable by their brownish bodies, black necks and heads, and a distinctive broad white patch that runs beneath their heads from ear to ear. More

Canada Goose Control

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Learn to control nuisance Canada geese in your Missouri community or on private property. More

Canada Goose Nest

Photo of Canada geese pair with nest and goslings
Canada geese form pairs in their second year of life and stay together for life (if one is killed, the other may find another mate). Usually 3–8 eggs are laid; adults lose their flight feathers during incubation and cannot fly for nearly a month. More

Canada Goose Swimming

Photo of Canada goose swimming
Canada geese are recognizable by their brownish bodies, black necks and heads, and a distinctive broad white patch that runs beneath their heads from ear to ear. During migration, they fly in chevrons (V-shaped groups). More