Flight School

The 2015 class of Canada geese (Branta canadensis) naval aviators started flight school this week! I’ve been watching these youngsters on daily dog-walks in the park since early May. When they first showed up I noticed the their resemblance, in size and coloration, to the yellow puffball flowers of the American sycamores (Platanus occidentalis) towering […]

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) is a goose belonging to the genus Branta, which is native to North America. It breeds in Canada and the northern United States in a variety of habitats. The Great Lakes region maintains a very large population of Canada Geese. Factsheet: Canada Goose Branta canadensis (LC)   canada_goose  

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