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Canada Goose
Branta canadensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Branta

Scientific:
  Branta canadensis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.123

Protonym:
  Anas canadensis

Avibase ID:
  B59E18633E2EFD25

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174999

Geographic range:

  • Branta canadensis canadensis: Breeds Labrador and Newfoundland; winters to Florida
  • Branta canadensis interior: Breeds ne Canada; winters to Florida and Louisiana
  • Branta canadensis parvipes: Central Alaska to Canadian prairie provinces; winters s US
  • Branta canadensis moffitti: N Great Plains, Great Basin, and s Canada; southward in winter. Introduced widely.
  • Branta canadensis maxima: Formerly Great Plains; now only on wildlife reserves
  • Branta canadensis fulva: coastal southern Alaska to British Columbia; primarily resident
  • Branta canadensis occidentalis: SW Alaska (Prince William Sound to Copper River Delta)
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Canada Goose
Czech:
  berneška velká
German:
  Kanadagans
Danish:
  Canadagås
Spanish:
  Barnacla canadiense grande
Finnish:
  kanadanhanhi
French:
  Bernache du Canada
Icelandic:
  Kanadagæs
Italian:
  Oca canadese
Japanese:
  kanadagan
Japanese:
  カナダガン
Dutch:
  Grote Canadese Gans
Norwegian:
  Kanadagås
Polish:
  bernikla kanadyjska
Portuguese:
  Ganso do Canadá
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Canada Goose
Russian:
  Канадская казарка
Slovak:
  bernikľa veľká
Swedish:
  kanadagås
Chinese:
  加拿大黑雁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Greater Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Bernache du Canada ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.02:
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Canada Goose ( Branta canadensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Branta canadensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Branta canadensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Branta [canadensis or hutchinsii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Asturian: Gansu Canadiense, Gansu de Canada
Belarusian: Канадская казарка
Bulgarian: Канадска гъска
Breton: Ar garreli-Kanada
Catalan: Oca del Canadà
Catalan (Balears): Oca del Canadà
Czech: Berneška velká
Welsh: Gŵydd Canada
Danish: Atlantisk Canadagås, Canadagås, Kanadagås
German: Atlantische Kanadagans, Kanadagans
English: Atlantic Canada goose, Canada goose, Eastern Canada Goose, Greater Canada Goose
Esperanto: Kanada ansero
Spanish: Barnacla canadiense, Barnacla canadiense grande, Ganso canadiense, Ganso de Canadá
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Ganso canadiense
Spanish (Mexico): Ganso Canadiense
Estonian: Kanada lagle
Basque: Branta kanadarra, Oca del Canadà
Finnish: Kanadanhanhi
Faroese: Øshvít gás
French: Bernache du Canada
Irish: Gé Cheanadach
Gaelic: Gèadh Chanada, Gèadh Dubh
Galician: Ganso do Canadá, Oca del Canadà
Haitian Creole French: Zwa Kanada
Hebrew: ברנטה קנדית
Hungarian: Kanadai lúd
Icelandic: Kanadagæs
Italian: Oca canadese, Oca del Canada, Oca del Canada atlantica
Inuktitut: Nedlenuk, Nookliuk
Japanese: hō-jiro gan, kanada gamo, kanada gan, kanadagan, shijūkara gan, shijuukaragan, Shijuukara-gan
Japanese: カナダガモ, カナダガン, シジュウカラガン, シヂュウカラーガン, ホオジロガン
Japanese (Kanji): カナダ雁, カナダ鴨, 四十雀雁, 頬白雁
Korean: 카나다기러기, 캐나다기러기
Korean (Transliteration): kaenada-gireogi
Cornish: Goth Canada
Latin: Anser canadensis, Branta canadensis, Branta canadensis canadensis, Branta hutchinsii
Luxembourgish: Kanadagäns
Lithuanian: Kanadine bernikle, Kanadinė berniklė
Latvian: Kanādas zoss
Dutch: Atlantische Canadese Gans, Canadese gans, Grote Canadese Gans
Norwegian: Kanadagås
Polish: bernikla kanadyjska
Pinyin: hēi-é hēi-yàn, jiānádà hēi-yàn, jiānádà yàn
Portuguese: Ganso do Canadá, Ganso-do-Canadá
Romansh: Auca da Canada
Romanian: Gâscă canadiană
Russian: Казарка канадская, Канадская казарка
Slovak: bernikla bielobradá, bernikla veľká, bernikľa veľká, bernikľa veľká/bielobradá
Slovenian: kanadska gos, leucopareia
Swedish: Kanadagås
Turkish: Kanada Kazı
Ukrainian: Казарка канадська, Канадська казарка
Vietnamese: Ngỗng Canada
Chinese: 加拿大雁, 加拿大黑雁, 黑额黑雁
Chinese (Traditional): 加拿大黑雁, 黑額黑雁
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 加拿大雁
Chinese (Taiwan): 加拿大雁

 

         

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