Baking: Emperor Goose

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Chen canagica

Length: 26-28 in Weight:  6 lbs

Identification:

Dark gray overall with delicate black/white barring. Unique white head and white back of neck.

Distribution: 

Breed in northern Alaska and Russia, winter along the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. That is one hardy bird!

Cool Facts:

Emperor Geese can sometimes be seen with rust-colored heads, which results from swimming in water rich in iron.

Make your own bird cookies!

Cookie recipe

Homemade cookie cutter guide

References:

All About Birds

 

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