Canada Goose

The oldest known Canada Goose lived to be 33 years old.

Choose a mate that is of similar size.

Canada Geese stand from 22 to 48 inches and weigh from 6 to 20 pounds.

This is an abundant bird species found in Iowa, often found in mowed areas near streams, lakes and ponds. These birds are social and found in large flocks, often times they are related to members of the flocks they travel in. Canada geese mate for life, having 2 to 8 young a year.


Top photo: John K Thorne

Bottom photo: Bernard Spragg. NZ