Cackling Goose

Cackling Goose

The cackling goose (Branta hutchinsii) is basically just a miniature look-alike of the familiar Canada goose. In fact, the two birds were considered varieties of the same species until 2004. The cackling goose is about the size of a large mallard, but otherwise it is nearly identical to its larger cousin. Best Field Marks Diminutive … Continue reading Cackling Goose