Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Common resident, introduced from North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Occurs on coastal and inland wetlands. The taxonomic status of Canada geese has recently changed with Canada Goose Branta canadensis and Cackling Goose B. hutchinsii now being recognised as two distinct species. Only Canada Goose occurs as a feral resident in Britain.

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