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Canada Goose

Branta canadensis
Photo by www.fnal.gov

Habitat: Lakeshores, riverbanks, ponds, farmlands and city parks.

Description: Long black neck, and a black tail.  White cheeks, and under their tales, light brown belly, and dark brown backs.

Size: 55-122cm long

Diet: aquatic vegetation, grass and roots.

Fun Facts: Canada Geese will choose a mate, and breed with that mate year after year, their loyalty is legendary!

Source: Fisher, C. and J. Acorn. 1998. Birds of Alberta. Lone Pine Publishing.

From our Wildlife and Plants Photo Gallery

Posted by Katherine Thielmann

area wildlife + plants

Least Chipmunk
Tamius minimus

Three dark, and two light stripes on the face, five dark and four light stripes on its body. Overall color is reddish brown. They have extremely long tails compared to body length.

 

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