Weekly Notes – April 14, 2013

Climate variation across Maine is most noticeable during April when Canada Geese are nesting in the southwestern portions of the state while northern areas are still under ice.

Quoddy Nature Notes – Canada Geese

by Fred Gralenski Our Canada goose, Branta canadensis, may be distantly related to the silly goose of fairy tales and barnyards, but trying to categorize it and its closer cousins is pretty tough. Krohn (1988) wrote that sixteen subspecies of B. canadensis were recognized in North America, and these ranged in size from the Giant […]