Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Canada Goose

Length:

90cm to 110cm

Wingspan:

150cm to 180cm

Weight:

4.3g to 5g

About the Canada Goose

With its distinctive white throat patch and black neck and head, the Canada Goose is considered a large member of the goose family.

They were introduced from North America and has now successfully spread across most of the UK.

Often regarded as a bit of a nuisance, they form large, noisy flocks in grassland and parks where large numbers occur.

What does a Canada Goose eat?

Their diet mainly consists of vegetation such as grass, roots, seeds and leaves.

Other birds in the Ducks, geese and swans family