Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Canada Goose - Branta canadensis

Canada Goose is the largest goose seen in Quebec. It spends the warm season in the Montreal area, and breeds along the rivers and lake shores. Quite territorial and defensive during breeding season, the geese join themselves in large flocks for migration in autumn.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

SpringSummerFallWinter
Identifications 27 9 3 2

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

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Photos of Canada Goose

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Close up of head with water pearls

Parc Île-de-la-Visitation - 2022-05-21

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S Z TC-2.0x; Focal Length 400mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f/5.6; Iso 2200;

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

A proud Canada Goose walking through a meadow.

Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies - 2021-05-16

NIKON Z 6; 70-200mm f/2.8; Focal Length 200mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f2.8; Iso 180;

Canada Goose Chick

Lazy goose chick grazing while sitting. Running around with its siblings may tired it but still hungry.

Parc Île-de-la-Visitation - 2020-05-14

NIKON Z 6; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 300mm; Exposure 1/800; Aperture f/5.6; Iso 160;

Canada Geese battle

Canada Geese battle

Parc des Rapides - 2019-04-14

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f/5.6; Iso 900;

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Parc des Rapides - 2019-03-16

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f9.0; Iso 360;

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Parc des Rapides - 2017-04-29

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 250;

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Mont Saint Bruno - 2015-05-17

NIKON D7100; 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6; Focal Length 70mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f5.6; Iso 200;

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Parc des Rapides - 2013-11-16

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 164mm; Exposure 1/160; Aperture f5.6; Iso 125;

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