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Range Canada, Mexico, United States
Habitat Breeds on low arctic tundra, on islands in shallow lakes. Winters in agricultural fields and shallow wetlands.
Conservation Status Least Concern
Scientific Name Anser rossii
Did You Know? Ross geese will nest on the ground and line it with plant material and down feathers. The goslings will leave the nest within 24 hours of hatching and already have the ability to swim and feed.