Other Names: none
Distribution: northern Alaska and Canada in summer; coasts of the southern United States and northern Mexico in winter.
Size: 90-100 cm in length with a 160-175 cm wingspan, weighing 1.4-3 kg.
Plumage: Almost identical to the Canada Goose. The head and neck are black with a white chin strap on the side of the face. The body is gray-brown to brown overall except for a white rump and tail. The legs, bill, and eyes are black.