Branta canadensis

Scientific name:Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Canada goose
Danish name: Canadagås

Family: Anatidae

Distribution: Northern Atlantic
Observation sites: Disko

Max. size: 110 cm (body length), 185 cm (wingspan), ~ 6.5 kg

Lately we have observed in increased number of Canada geese in Disko which might be related to climate change. The locals say it has totally taking over from the original goose here, the barnacle goose (Branta leucopsis).