Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Canada Goose


90cm to 110cm


150cm to 180cm


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