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Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Order Familly
Anseriformes Anatidae

Green: Borealie

Red: Distribution

Diet:

Herbivorous, feeding on roots and seeds, grasses and herbaceous plants, berries, and cultivated grains.

Reproduction:

From the age of 2 years old, mating and egg laying take place between February and June depending on the region. The female incubates 5-6 eggs for 28 days. The fledglings’ first flight takes place 63-86 days later.

Lifespan:

Up to 23 years in the wild.

Predators:

Foxes, skuas, seagulls, ravens and birds of prey among others.

Status:

Not at risk.