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common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call

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The Birmingham Mail exclusively revealed in August secret filming of council contractors herding Canada geese into a van in Victoria Park, Tipton - including tiny goslings.
The September statewide season for resident Canada geese also will open Sept.
Observations were conducted near Varennes (45[degrees] 40' N, 73[degrees] 27' W), 15 km northeast of Montreal, Quebec, Canada where a breeding population of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis maxima) became established in the early 1990s and has been growing rapidly since (Giroux et al.
One thing that's been noticeable on campus in the last 20 years is that Canada geese have been very successful.
In their natural state, Canada geese belong in North America, and many spend at least some of the year in the Arctic.
The proposed cull of Canada geese in Windermere is the latest in a string of bad decisions to perceived problems relating to wild animals," he said.
The object of the armed charge was an armada of Canada geese that had sailed into port and clambered ashore for a lawn party.
As many as 80 Canada geese were showing up at Elm Park each day, and since each goose can generate up to 1.
A $25,000 construction project, a pair of trained border collies who are making the ponds less hospitable to Canada geese, and a decision to move domestic white geese to rural areas are the main initiatives.
A pair of Canada geese were forced to battle a swan after the larger bird attacked the pair''s goslings.
According to a recent report by Ducks Unlimited, there are now more Canada Geese in North America than at any other time in history
1; 2; 3; 4; 5 SLY THIEF: The sneaky fox glides along the water to the island where the Canada geese have their nest before picking up an egg in its mouth and scarpering as the flapping geese fail to make it back in time SOLENT NEWS AND PHOTOS
Giant Canada Geese (Branta canadensis maxima) were released by the Illinois Department of Conservation (IDOC) in west-central Illinois in the late 1960's and in southern Illinois in the mid-1980's in an effort to re-establish resident flocks of Canada geese in Illinois for their aesthetic value and harvest potential.
Resident Canada geese populations have increased dramatically during the past 15 years," said service director Date Hall.
Following passage of the Endangered Species Act in 1973, the elimination of foxes, coupled with harvest restrictions and an active translocation program to fox-free islands, resulted in rapid population recovery (Subcommittee on Aleutian Canada Geese 1999).
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