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bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2009/beckwith_kayl/Classification.htm

Family - Anatidae Genus - Branta Species - Branta canadensis. What does all of this mean? Branta canadensis, or the Canadian goose, belongs to: Domain Eukarya possesses a true nucleus and membrane-bound organelles. Kingdom Animalia includes multicellular heterotrophs without cell walls.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_goose

The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body. Native to arctic and temperate regions of North America, its migration occasionally reaches northern Europe.It has been introduced to the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, and the Falkland Islands.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goose

A goose (plural geese) is a bird of any of several waterfowl species in the family Anatidae.This group comprises the genera Anser (the grey geese), Branta (the black geese), and Chen (which includes the white geese); the latter being commonly placed within the genus Anser.Some other birds, mostly related to the shelducks, have "goose" as part of their names.

www.birdpop.org/docs/misc/Alpha_codes_tax.pdf

Four-letter (English Name) and Six-letter (Scientific Name) Alpha Codes for 2154 Bird Species (and 108 Non-Species Taxa) in accordance with the 60th AOU Supplement (2019), sorted taxonomically Prepared by Peter Pyle and David F. DeSante ... + Cackling/Canada Goose CCGO Branta hutchinsii/canadensis BRAHUC

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose/overview

The big, black-necked Canada Goose with its signature white chinstrap mark is a familiar and widespread bird of fields and parks. Thousands of “honkers” migrate north and south each year, filling the sky with long V-formations. But as lawns have proliferated, more and more of these grassland-adapted birds are staying put in urban and suburban areas year-round, where some people regard them ...

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www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose/id

The big, black-necked Canada Goose with its signature white chinstrap mark is a familiar and widespread bird of fields and parks. Thousands of “honkers” migrate north and south each year, filling the sky with long V-formations. But as lawns have proliferated, more and more of these grassland-adapted birds are staying put in urban and suburban areas year-round, where some people regard them ...

www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=174999

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in ...

www.conservenature.org/learn_about_wildlife/birds_of_wny/canada_goose.htm

Taxonomy/Description Canada Geese are in the family Anatidae. This family is made up of ducks and duck-like waterfowl. The members of this family share adaptations to life on the water including webbed feet, flattened bills, and feathers with special oils to prevent water absorption.

www.hbw.com/species/canada-goose-branta-canadensis

Molecular analysis (two types of mtDNA) found that this species was sister to B. sandvicensis#R.Until recently, considered conspecific with B. hutchinsii (which see). Has hybridized in captivity with several species of Cygnus, Branta, Anser, also with Alopochen aegyptiaca and Cairina moschata, and in the wild only rarely with Anser caerulescens#R #R. ...