Canadian Geese

Identification

  • Large brown bird with a black head and snake like neck

  • White chinstrap

  • Honking sound easy to identify

  • Fly in a distinctive V shape when migrating

Environment

  • Common in and near ponds, including those on golf courses, public parks, and beaches

  • Can be found living on black top parking lots with a nearby grassy area

  • Found almost anywhere in the world

Threats

  • Feed on grasses, particularly seedling grasses

  • Known to beg for food from humans

  • Demonstrate some aggressive behaviors (not to the extent of domestic geese)

  • There is a potential for them to spread various diseases

  • Very messy and loud

Treatment

  • Nest addling

  • Decoys

  • Hazing with dogs

  • Use of noise makers

  • In some cases, a limited hunting season

LOCATIONS

We have service centers throughout Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and South Carolina.

HOURS

Customer Care M-F 6:30AM - 6:30PM, Sat 9AM - 1PM
Service Centers M-F 7:30AM - 5:30PM, Sat 9AM - 1PM

CONTACT US

CALL (866) 616-0862

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