Canada Goose

Branta canadensis
A Canada Goose specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Very abundant migrant and wintering species from September through April. Found in bays, lakes, and reservoirs as well as cultivated fields. Sexes are similar.

Specimen Information

Date: 1878 or earlier
Collected By: EW Nelson
Locality:  Chicago, IL
Sex: Not known
Catalog ID: 72823