Like ducks, geese also belong to the group of birds called Anatidae. These waterfowl are usually larger, longer necked and heavier than ducks although they still have the “duck-like” beak and webbed feet.  Their legs are further forward than ducks because they spend more time on land feeding. They can “tip-up” when foraging for food.   You are likely to see them flying in V-formations and straight lines.  They are quite noisy and gregarious birds.  The sexes have the same coloring throughout the year.

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