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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Size of the carpometacarpus is most similar to, or somewhat larger than, that of four available modern Branta canadensis from Oklahoma in the OMNH avian osteology collection.
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.