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Canada Geese families
Observed: 14th May 2010 By: yorkie
Added: 16th May 2010
Two pairs of Canada geese (foreground and background)with 5 goslings each. I see them daily and although both families keep near by each other, they never intermingle. Last year on the same lake, several pairs of white (ex-farm?) geese bred and the young were gathered into a large mixed family "creche" and looked after collectively. Is one behaviour more typical or does it just vary from species to species?