Male: Large gray goose with black neck and head and a white chin or cheek strap.
Female: Same as male.
Juvenile: Same as adult.
Nest: Female builds platform nest. One brood per year.
Eggs: 5-10; white without markings
Incubation: 25-30 days; female incubates
Fledging: 42-55 days; male and female teach young to feed
Migration: The Canada Goose can be found in St. Charles County year round.
Food: Aquatic plants, insects, and seeds.