Atlantic Habitat Conditions Excellent for Canada Geese

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Canada Geese, Credit: USFWS

With the Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey of Canada and the northern United States complete, many pilot biologists flying those surveys continued northward to survey the various populations of sub-arctic and arctic nesting geese. Pilot biologist Mark Koneff reports on the condition of habitats for the Atlantic Population of Canada Geese. Overall conditions in the Ungava peninsula in northern Quebec are excellent and the survey timing appears to be quite good with respect to the breeding behavior of the geese. Despite harsh mid-Atlantic winter conditions last year, increased numbers of breeding and non-breeding geese were spotted across the survey area.

View Mark's goose survey flight log and photos