Canada goose

Al Mayac canada goose

The black head and neck with white "chinstrap" distinguish the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis).

This well-known species is native to North America.  It breeds in Canada and the northern United States in a variety of habitats.  Its nest is usually located in an elevated area near water, sometimes on a beaver lodge.  Its eggs are laid in a shallow depression lined with plant material and down.

Canada goose carving:

This walrus ivory goose by Al Mayac measures approximately 3 1/2" long by 1 1/8" wide by 1 1/4" tall.

Canada goose left

Canada goose left2

Canada goose right

Canada goose front

Canada goose top

Canada goose back

Canada goose tail close

Canada goose with loon

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Updated 2/2/08