Canada goose

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Canada goose

or Canadian goose
n.
A large wild goose (Branta canadensis) of North America, having grayish plumage, a black neck and head, and a white throat patch.

Canada goose

n
(Animals) a large common greyish-brown North American goose, Branta canadensis, with a black neck and head and a white throat patch

Can′ada goose′


n.
a common wild goose, Branta canadensis, of North America, with white cheek patches.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Canada goose - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting callCanada goose - 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
Translations
barnacla canadiense
kanadanhanhi
kanadai lúd
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Brandt (1943) described the nest of what he called a Lesser Canada Goose, a pale-colored goose that had larger eggs than the small Cackling Geese that predominated around Hooper Bay, Alaska, but no egg measurements were taken.
Offering Canada goose, lesser Canada goose, specklebelly and snow goose models, DSD decoys feature the same anatomy and paint scheme, with the now bulletproof design, and they are made in the United States.
West Kirby still had its Richard's pipits last time I checked, guaranteed to make a Christmas morning that bit more memorable, and the lesser Canada goose is putting in erratic appearances on Downholland Moss behind Formby.