During the second year of their lives, Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) find a mate. They are monogamous, and most couples stay together all of their lives. If one dies, the other may find a new mate. The female lays 3-8 eggs and both parents protect the nest while the eggs incubate, but the female spends more time at the nest than the male.
Known egg predators include coyotes, foxes, raccoons, large gulls, wolves, ravens and bears.
The incubation period, in which the female...more »