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B. canadensis is a large wild goose with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body.
It is native to the arctic and temperate regions of North America, and it is occasionally found during migration across the Atlantic in northern Europe.
Like most geese, are primarily herbivorous and migratory. They are often found on or close to fresh water.
Adept at living in human-altered areas, Canada geese have established breeding colonies in urban and cultivated habitats.
The success of this has led to its often being considered a pest species because of its excrement, depredation of crops, noise, aggressive territorial behavior toward both humans and other animals, and its habit of stalking and begging for food.
The black head and neck with a white chinstrap distinguish them from all other goose species, with the exception of the cackling goose and barnacle.
The honk of B. canadensis refers to the call of the male Canada goose, while the hrink call refers to the female goose. The calls are similar, however, the hrink is shorter and more high-pitched than the honk of males.
When agitated or aggressively defending territory, Canada geese will typically initiate an encounter with a high-pitched hiss.
B. canadensis communicate with ten different vocalizations, each in response to a different situation confronting them.
This species is native to North America. B. canadensis breeds in Canada and the northern United States in a wide range of habitats.