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Cackling Goose

Cackling Goose

The Cackling Goose has recently been elevated to full species rank separate from Canada Goose ( Peterson Field Guide To Birds of North America) Told from Canada by smaller size . shorter neck, smaller, rounder head , stubbier bill and higher-pitched voice, This one was among as many as five viewed today in Ottawa Ontario Canada. When in the company of a large grouip of Canada Geese they can be tough to find but once you see one next to a Canada Goose the differences are quite obvious.

Canon EOS 7D
1/1600s f/9.0 at 700.0mm iso400 full exif

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Ted Busby22-Nov-2011 23:47
Cute as heck...Too bad I missed this one too!
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