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March 25, 2023: A third egg for Mother Goose!

March 25, 2023: Some of you love geese and some of you hate them. As someone who was chased by geese as a child, I understand why people don't like them! But MG is beautiful!

And then there were three! Mother Goose laid her third egg at 7:06 AM this morning. She laid six eggs between March 24 and April 1 last year and started full incubation on March 28. How many will she lay this year? Videos Mother Goose lays her 3rd egg: https://youtu.be/G5NX0MA3pK4 Goose lays egg #3 in abandoned eagle nest: https://youtu.be/ck5Z-wqs9Xk Mom Goose plucks down from her brood patch to help line the egg cup: https://youtu.be/VUn4bOQ26D8 (pretty cool and not something that

The Canada Geese are Back!

March 21, 2023: Mother Goose with her first egg of 2023!

The Canada Geese are back! Mother Goose laid her first egg of 2023 this morning at 9:36 AM. Are these the same geese? We don’t know but – like peregrine falcons and many other birds – Canada Geese often return to the same nest year after year. If Mother Goose follows the same laying pattern we saw last year, we could see another egg tomorrow! We worked with Explore.org to establish a Canada Goose cam this year. Love them? Check