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Snow Goose
(Chen caerulescens)

    
        
 
Snow Goose Information
                                            
Length:
 25 - 31"

Habitat:

Breeding habitat:  Arctic tundra,
either along the coast or near lakes and rivers.

Winter habitat:  Saltwater marshes, freshwater marshes, agricultural land near water.

Diet:
 Roots, leaves, and seeds of
Snow Geese
Photo © David Blevins
aquatic vegetation such as bulrushes, sedges,
and marsh grasses; tender shoots of grasses in
pastures and meadows; waste grains and wild berries.
 
 
Snow Goose ID TipsIdentification tips for the Snow Goose
 
Range Map:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Snow Goose Breeding Map
   
Winter Map (CBC)           
 
Additional photos and information:

Aquatic Environments
Photo of Snow Goose, description, distribution, reproduction, ecology, behavior, vocalization.

Peter LaTourrette's Bird Photo Gallery
Photos of Snow Goose.
 
     
   

 

 


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