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.
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.
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.
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.
The spot now has become a veritable playground for Canadian geese, turtles, walleye fish--and even an industrious beaver.
While Shustoke reservoir looked idyllic, with nothing except moorhens and Canadian geese to trouble the peace, a problem lurks in its shallow waters.
Included in the journey are residential areas, alleyways, an old unpainted wood barn and buck farm house, a secluded section of a creek, the county courthouse, various churches, the downtown business section, the backside of a yarn mill, a lake inhabited by Canadian geese and mallard ducks, and a woodsy, shaded park.
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