A brood patch is a bare area of skin that some birds develop during nesting. The bare skin is an adaptation to help with egg incuabation. The patch of featherless skin allows the parent bird to provide extra warmth from his or her own body to the eggs in... Read more »
Canada Geese have a black head and neck with white 'chinstrap'. There are seven subspecies of this bird, of varying sizes and plumage details, but all are recognizable as Canada Geese. The similar Cackling Goose was split from this species; they are smaller and have different proportions than Canada Geese.
Like most geese, the Canada Goose is migratory with the wintering range being most of the United States.
Canada Geese have reached western Europe naturally, as has been proved by ringing recoveries. They are also found naturally on the Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Siberia, eastern China, and throughout Japan.
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Ah, the timeless joy of "Duck Duck Goose" – a game that many of us remember fondly from our early childhood days. This simple yet exhilarating game, where children sit in a circle and one "it" player walks around tapping heads and declaring "duck" until finally selecting a... Read more »
The Canada Goose, a symbol of the wild and vast landscapes of North America, has now found a charming new representation in the Birdorable universe. In a delightful fusion of avian cuteness and national pride, the latest Birdorable design features the iconic Canada Goose standing proudly... Read more »
Did you know that the familiar honk of the Canada Goose is just one of an impressive array of about 13 different calls? These vocalizations vary from loud alarm calls to soft sounds made between mates and family members. But their communication skills are honed long before these... Read more »