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Canada Geese in Flight

Greeting Cards & Postcards

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$2.40
Kimberly Chadwick

Marana, United States

Sizing Information

Small Greeting Card Large Greeting Card Postcard
4" x 6" 5" x 7.5" 4" x 6"

Features

  • 300gsm card with a satin finish
  • Supplied with envelopes
  • Optional cellophane sleeves, ideal for reselling
  • Discount of 30% on every order of 8+ cards

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Artist's Description

Gilbert, Arizona
Canon PowerShot SX40IS

Canada Goose
Canada Goose is a common breeder from the interior of Canada and Alaska south through most of the U.S., nesting near wetlands of many sort, even in urban settings. It winters on farmland, wetlands and on golf courses.
None migratory populations in suburban areas are introduced in large flocks. Aberrant individuals with white flecking are often seen.

VOICE a familiar honk delivered singly or in accented pairs; hissing at nest.

INTERESTING FACTS

  • At least 11 subspecies of Canada Goose have been recognized and as of 2004 some of the smaller subspecies were designated their own species—the Cackling Goose.
  • While their eggs are incubating females lose their flight feathers, so they cannot fly until after their eggs hatch.
  • Researchers have identified about 13 different calls from Canada Geese. These vary including loud greeting/alarm calls and soft sounds from feeding geese.
  • A group of geese has many collective nouns, including a “blizzard”, “chevron”, “knot”, “plump”, and “string” of geese.

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