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The Snow Goose, (Chen caerulescens) is a snow goose of North America. It has two distinctive color phases, predominantly white, to gray and brown. Birds from the western part of the range are white, while some of the eastern gooses are gray, or also known as "blue geese". The blue geese were formerly considered a separate species. The annual migration is known to some to be a spectacular spectacle to see.

They are about 21-31"high, and the white phase is distinctive with black tail tip, and the blue phase have a white head and neck, contrasting largely with an overall brown body. Both phases of the geese have a pink bill with a black lined lip. They shrill like a dog barking, and they nest in tundra�s, grasses and marshes close to the sea, as seen in migration and in winter they feed in fields and marshes. They breed in North America in northern coastal Alaska, Arctic Canada, and along the western and southwestern coasts of the Hudson Bay to James Bay. The winters are in scattered locations from extreme southwestern, British Columbia, in the Southwestern U.S. to along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, and along the mid-Atlantic coast.

Scientific Name: Chen cacrulescens

Width: 30 Inches  Height: 8 1/2 Inches
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