Cackling Goose | Albuquerque, New Mexico | November, 2010

Posted in Birds, Cackling Goose, Geese, New Mexico, Swans, Ducks and Geese

Genetic testing has revealed that these smaller birds are genetically distinct from Canada Geese, and they are grouped into a distinct species, the Cackling Goose. Along with their much smaller size they lack the white neck band that is typical of many Canada Geese.MC28-0106