Definition of Branta canadensis
1. Noun. Common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call.
Generic synonyms: Goose
Group relationships: Branta, Genus Branta
Derivative terms: Honk
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Literary usage of Branta canadensis
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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"Breeds from Prince William Sound and Mitkof Island south to northeastern California; winters from Washington to southern California. il. branta canadensis ..."
2. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"branta canadensis occidentalis. Winter visitant, breeding northeast of the Sierras. 172 c. ... branta canadensis minima. Winter visitant, 174. BLACK BRANT. ..."
3. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"branta canadensis occidentalis. This bird is about the same size as the Canada ... branta canadensis minima. This bird is really a r- -ture of'the Canada ..."