Canadian Goose 2216 ( Branta Canadensis ). A Canadian goose has made its nest on a small island in a marsh you can see the small sticks and twigs it gathered to build its nest. They also line the inside of the nest with soft down feathers from its chest.
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Canada Goose 8358 ( Branta canadensis ). Canadian Geese nesting pair making a nest in a man made nesting box.In the local Bird Refuges and farmers ponds naturalists and bird enthusiast help the Canadian Geese out by building man made nesting boxes to keep the birds out of predators like the coyote and fox’s way.
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Canada Goose 8357 ( Branta canadensis ). Canadian Geese nesting pair making a nest in a man made nesting box.The nesting pair will both protect the nest but the female will spend most of the time on the nest the male will give her a break every now and then.
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Canadian Geese 2637 ( Branta Canadensis ). Early May 2016 spring is here and the Canadian Geese have had there young! its training time now.At the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge a federal facility the largest refuge in northern Utah there is a large pond that gives the geese a safe place to teach the young the ways of the marsh.
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Canada Goose 6793 ( Branta canadensis ). Nesting pair of Canadian Geese takes the family out for a walk.The Farmington Bay Bird Refuge a smaller refuge has more farming ground around it so the geese end up on more dry ground with their young.
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Canada Goose 6035 ( Branta canadensis ). Canadian Geese set to land in the only open water on a farmers stock pond.Stock ponds that have natural springs flowing into them have a better chance of not freezing completely during the coldest weather and that attracts the waterfowl and concentrates the birds in a small area.
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Canada Goose 2297 ( Branta canadensis ). Canadian Geese land in the only open water on a farmers stock pond.When ponds freeze waterfowl like the Canadian Geese and local ducks come together in any open water they can find Nature always finds a way.
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Canada Goose 2266 ( Branta canadensis ). A lone Canadian goose lands in the only area of this farm pond on a foggy December morning.Canada Geese are very adaptable to the changing wetlands the more people build around the marshes the more the geese start to invade and take over ponds of golf courses and parks they are a bird that will not be deterred.
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