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BirdNote: Canada Geese - Migratory or Not

AP/Gene J. Puskar

Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 8:57 a.m. It's the time of year that geese migrate south for the winter. Isn't it? So why are there so many geese still hanging around, setting up housekeeping on our parks and golf courses? Did they decide to forgo the long trip north? In the early 1900s, a subspecies of non-migratory geese were imported by the hundreds to populate our wildlife refuges. Now, while many Canada Geese migrate south for the winter, these other geese stay - and multiply. Learn more.

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