Ross’s Goose: here’s the scoop
Climate change and severe weather have caused habitat shifting and alteration.
Breeds on low arctic tundra and on islands in shallow lakes. Winters in agricultural fields and shallow wetlands.
Feeds on grasses, sedges, and grain.
20 – 25 years
Did you know?
This species has undergone a large and statistically significant increase over the last 40 years in North America equating to a 8900% increase over 40 years!
Canada, United States, and Mexico
Widespread and abundant