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Old Monday 21st June 2010, 21:32   #1
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Canada Hybrid, Stoke, Staffs

A large number of Canada Geese have been coming into Westport Lake these last few weeks to moult, among them we found this Goose today, has anyone got any opinions on it, is it a Canada x Domestic or a Canada x Greylag?

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Old Monday 21st June 2010, 22:04   #2
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I would say it was a Greylag x Canada cross.
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I would say it was a Greylag x Canada cross.
So would I.

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Yep, looks like a Canada X Greylag.
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Thanks for your input lads
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As domestic geese are primarily descended from Greylags (with a bit of Swan Goose ancestry in some breeds IIRC) and some feral geese are near-indistinguishable from wild Greylags in all but behaviour and possibly size, can "Canada x domestic goose" and "Canada x Greylag" really be reliably distinguished from each other?
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