The Snow Goose
It can walk 30 km when it is 1 day old. It flies as fast as 95 km/h and makes non-stop flights of 1000 km, when it
is full grown.
This bird lives in salt marshes and coastal areas.
This bird eats plants and fish.
The central predator of the Snow Goose is the Artic Fox.
It winters in the northeastern United States
They migrate for long distances and it can fly very high.
There are two kinds of snow geese: the lesser snow geese are bluish and the greater snow geese are white.
They mate for life, taking another mate only if their partner dies. The geese arrive at their breeding grounds in early June, having already paired.
The nest is usually hidden in a shallow hole in the ground and is made of bits of dry vegetation that the female finds near the nest.
4-5 white in colour.
When the goslings leave their nest 24 hours after the last egg has hatched, they can walk, swim, dive, and feed.
Source : hinterland,2005(http://ffdp.ca/hww2.asp)