Canadian Goose
(Branta canadensis)

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Not native to the UK, the Canada goose is very much part of the furniture. They can often be seen in our parks by ponds, lakes, canals

Description

Black neck with cheek patches, Brown and white body, up to 100 cm in length

Biology

Clutch of around 5 eggs
Live for around 5 years

Food

Canada geese feed on grass, insects, fish, will also eat grain when available. They will also skim the top of lakes, canal etc

Can be found by river, waterways, such as small lakes ponds, canals, they will normally nest by water.

Habitat

Reasons for control

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