Canada Goose

While hundreds of thousands of Canada geese winter in Mississippi, the breeding population is much smaller. The state's natural history includes obtaining a subspecies of Canada goose from Missouri, which resulted in a permanent population at some refuges.

The breeding pattern identified through the atlas project indicates that Canada geese breed more regularly in the delta counties than other parts of the state. These populations are less likely to be breeding in managed areas.

In the eastern side of the state, a breeding population is located around Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge (77 Bluff Lake and 87 Bradley). A second is located in the Toomsuba Block (757), which includes a population at a state-managed lake. The coastal populations exist under similar circumstances.

Judy Howle


Judy Howle

Judy Howle

Judy Howle

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