Habitat: Lakes, ponds, bays, marshes and fields.
- The Canada goose is the most widespread goose in North America.
- This large bird has a black head and neck (sometimes called a “stocking”) and a white chinstrap.
- Canada geese nest in every Michigan county but are most common in the southern third of the state.
To learn more about the Canada goose population in Michigan, see: MDNR Website