Canada goose

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Synonyms for Canada goose

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

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Let us not forget that our Canadian geese are indigenous to this land too.
Queeny continued to experiment, and one of the first they tried was establishing Canadian geese, which were no longer migrating to the Grand Prairie in significant numbers.
The sun was shining, there were dozens of Canadian geese and it was so peaceful I felt as if I was in a country park.
Should one or more solar panels become more completely occluded, by a flock of Canadian geese, for example, the energy loss to the chain can be much higher, in the double-digit percentage range, and require immediate cleaning.
Animal strikes received national attention earlier this year when a commercial pilot was forced to land in New York's Hudson River after the plane hit a flock of Canadian geese. "Just about every pilot we talked to at these airports said that, during a landing, they've had to pull up to avoid hitting an animal on the runway.
At Brookvale Park it's not green because of the grass, it's the hundreds of Canadian Geese using the grass as a toilet, spreading their mess around.
While trying to report to work, Nolan, a delivery man for a business in Oak Brook, Illinois, was blocked from entering the building by two very honked-off Canadian geese. As the geese flapped their wings and hissed at him, Nolan backed up and ran towards another entrance.
On Wednesday, aviation investigators found feathers on the aircraft, fully supporting the testimony told by Flight 1549's pilot, Captain Chesley Sullenberger, that he lost both engines immediately after takeoff when a flock of Canadian geese flew across his flight path.
Moose crossing road signs and Canadian geese picking through scraps alongside the road attest to that.
On October 14, 2006, as the sun slowly slid behind the lake occupied by 20 Canadian geese and surrounded by century-old trees, the marriage of Jessica Suzette Yarber and David Chadwick Johnston was celebrated at the home of the bride's parents in Tupelo.
Waterfowl are also featured including the American widgeon, black ducks, blue-winged teal, cinnamon teal, green-winged teal, gadwall, mallard, pintail, shoveler, wood duck, canvasback, greater scaup, lesser scaup, redhead, Canadian geese, and the snow goose.
Children's ages 3 to 7 are provided an ideal introduction to a series of baby animals that include Moose, Canadian Geese, Polar Bears, Wolves, Loons, Bison, Raccons, Cougars, Beavers, Mountain Sheep, Snowy Owls, Harp Seals, Caribou, and the Orca.
In one instance, dating back to the mid-1980s, hundreds of Canadian geese were found dead on the Seaway Harbor fairways in Hempstead, New York apparently poisoned by diazinon, an organophosphate insecticide that was subsequently banned from golf course applications in 1990 and from all residential uses in 2005.
The experience afforded the author a deep knowledge of how Canadian geese interact with each other and other animals Heinrich, a biologist and author of books such as Winter World and Mind of the Raven, is known for his eloquent and provocative writing.
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