Branta canadensis


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Noun1.Branta canadensis - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting callBranta canadensis - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Branta, genus Branta - wild geese
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The biology and management of Canada geese Branta canadensis in relation to the management of feral populations.
Inter-specific competition between Greenland white-fronted geese Anser albifrons flavirostris and Canada geese Branta canadensis interior moulting in West Greenland: mechanisms and consequences.
Depending on which expert you talk to, there are as many as 11 subspecies of Branta canadensis, the Canada goose.
Nota bene--The common wild goose of North America, aka Branta canadensis, is the Canada--never Canadian--goose.
Giant Canada geese, Branta Canadensis Maxima, are a nuisance species in urban settings where they seek manicured lawns of residences, corporate parks and golf courses.
For example, recent studies employing these methodologies documented high probabilities of site fidelity in the winter for Canada Geese, Branta canadensis (Hestbeck et al.
However, Branta canadensis, a related species, which usually nests on the ground, occasionally nests 'in the abandoned nest of a large bird like an osprey' according to the Audubon Water Bird Guide.