Canada Goose Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)  Synonyms: CANG.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Anseriformes   >   Family Anatidae   >   Genus Branta   

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Migratory Canada Geese are abundant migrants and winter visitors throughout the state. Resident Canada Geese became established through introduction efforts in the mid-1900s and are now abundant and widespread.

There are 616 records in the project database.

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A Canada Goose calling in Caroline Co., Maryland (3/18/2018). - Jim Brighton.

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A Canada Goose in flight near Fort Smallwood, Maryland (4/4/2010). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A Canada Goose in Harford Co., Maryland (7/16/2014). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A banded Canada Goose in flight in Harford Co., Maryland (2/24/2015). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A Canada Goose on nest on nest in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (summer 2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Canada Geese in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (1/31/2016). Photo by Danny Poet. (MBP list)

Canada Goose in Caroline Co., Maryland (12/25/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Canada Goose gosling in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/3/2017). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

A Canada Goose gosling in Pasadena, Maryland (5/16/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An immature Canada Goose in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/9/2006). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Canada Goose nest in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/17/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Canada Goose nest in Sauk Co., Wisconsin (5/2010). Photo by Corey Raimond. (MBP list)

A juvenile Canada Goose in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/31/2018). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Canada Geese in Howard Co., Maryland (12/30/2017). Photo by Dean Mahlstedt. (MBP list)

Canada Geese with three Cackling Geese in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/4/2015). Photo by Andy Wilson. (MBP list)

Canada Geese in Harford Co., Maryland (1/18/2018). Photo by Austin Jennings. (MBP list)

Canada Geese (with Cackling Goose at left) in Garrett Co., Maryland (11/11/2019). Photo by William Blauvelt. (MBP list)

A Canada Goose's footprints in snow in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/21/2019). Photo by Matt Grey. (MBP list)


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