Branta hutchinsii hutchinsii
Andrew Haydon Park, Ottawa, Ontario
2 December 2009
Here is a good comparison shot of a cackling goose (foreground) and a Canada goose (background). Although the cackling goose is slightly closer to the camera than the Canada geese, it is still easy to see the difference in size between the two species.
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