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Canadian Geese

Large brown bird with a black head and snake like neck

White chinstrap

Honking sound easy to identify

Fly in a distinctive V shape when migrating

Common in and near ponds, including those on golf courses, public parks, and beaches

Can be found living on black top parking lots with a nearby grassy area

Found almost anywhere in the world

Feed on grasses, particularly seedling grasses

Known to beg for food from humans

Demonstrate some aggressive behaviors (not to the extent of domestic geese)

There is a potential for them to spread various diseases

Very messy and loud

Nest addling

Decoys

Hazing with dogs

Use of noise makers

In some cases, a limited hunting season