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Geese – Cute, Messy and Noisy Birds  

A few years ago, geese were hunted until they were almost all gone. Today, the geese have returned. In some places, there are so many that some people don’t like them. Geese will chase and nip people and they make messes on the grass in parks and on golf courses.

Two Geese in the Field Image - Science for Kids All About Geese

An amazing thing all about geese is that a few years ago, theywere hunted until they were almost all gone. Today, the geese have returned.

Even if you think geese are messy and noisy, you have to admit, their babies are pretty cute. Mother geese build nests near lakes and rivers. The nests are flat, wide and made from grass, twigs, mud and feathers. The babies are fluffy, yellow and adorable! Baby geese can walk and swim a day or two after they’re born.

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A Flock of Geese in the Park Image

Geese chase and nip people and they make messes on the grass in parks and on golf courses.

Fun Facts about Geese for kids

  • Some geese migrate every year. Others stay in the same place year round.
  • Geese eat seeds, nuts, grass, plants and berries. They love blueberries.
  • Geese can live almost anywhere. They like fields, parks and grassy areas near water.
  • Geese fly in a “V” formation. If one goose is injured, other geese will stay with it until it dies or can rejoin the flock.
  • Geese are sometimes raised like chickens for their meat or eggs.
  • Male geese protect the nest while the female geese sit on the eggs.
A Baby Goose Image

Their babies are pretty cute. Baby geese can walk and swim a day or two after they’re born.

Geese Vocabulary

  1. Nip: bite
  2. Fluffy: soft, wispy
  3. Migrate: move
  4. Formation: shape, pattern
Geese Flying in a V Path Image

Geese fly in a “V” formation.

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Understand why geese fly together in this video:

A video explaining why gees fly in groups.

Geese Q&A

Question: Do geese honk?

Answer: Geese make a loud honking noise, especially when angered.

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Question: Are geese endangered?

Answer: No. In some places, they’re considered pests.

 

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pl. geese; a web-footed, long-necked bird of the family Anatidae. Domestic geese were derived from the wild goose, Anser anser . There are many other species in this genus and in the other Branta genus of geese, of which Branta canadensis is typical. Popular domestic breeds include emden , toulouse . goose body louse see trinoton anserinum. goose enteritis a parvovirus infection. goose hepatitis occurs only in goslings less than 4 weeks old and caused by goose parvovirus. Affected birds have conjunctivitis, nasal discharge and polydipsia, huddle together and die. Postmortem findings include hepatitis and myocarditis. Called also gosling hepatitis, gosling plague. goose honk see goose honk cough . goose influenza see Riemerella anatipestifer . Called also infectious serositis, new duck disease. goose parvovirus infection see goose hepatitis (above). goose plague see goose hepatitis (above). goose septicemia a fatal septicemia caused by Borrelia ( Treponema ) anserina and transmitted by the tick Argas persicus. slender goose louse anaticola anseris . goose venereal disease an apparently infectious disease of ganders with an uncertain etiology, causing necrosis and scarring of the phallus, making reproduction impossible.

Patient discussion about goose

Q. can you be allergic to goose feathers?? do you get an allergic reaction even through the pillow cover??? If not- I don't know what it is but something in my bed is giving me a rash... A. i had a similar problem. i just couldn't sleep in my bed and every day i changed one thing to see what is the cause. then i found that one of the pillows causes it and probably from dust mites. you can easily be allergic to goose feathers that can pass through the pillow cover. all you have to do is replace it and see if something changed.

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Feedback Flashcards & Bookmarks ? Please log in or register to use Flashcards and Bookmarks. You can also log in with Flashcards ? My bookmarks ? +  Add current page to bookmarks TheFreeDictionary presents: Write what you mean clearly and correctly. Mentioned in ? References in classic literature ? Such a bustle ensued that you might have thought a goose the rarest of all birds; a feathered phenomenon, to which a black swan was a matter of course -- and in truth it was something very like it in that house. View in context He brought round both hat and goose to me on Christmas morning, knowing that even the smallest problems are of interest to me. View in context I ought to have something into the bargain,' said the countryman; 'give a fat goose for a pig, indeed View in context The goose was soon roasted by the flame of the blow-pipe, and not long afterward was comfortably stowed away. View in context Then Robin took his good yew bow in his hand, and placing the tip at his instep, he strung it right deftly; then he nocked a broad clothyard arrow and, raising the bow, drew the gray goose feather to his ear; the next moment the bowstring rang and the arrow sped down the glade as a sparrowhawk skims in a northern wind. View in context The shaft was cut in England: A long shaft, a strong shaft, Barbed and trim and true; So we'll drink all together To the gray goose feather And the land where the gray goose flew. View in context Now Joe Goose and Nelson had learned discretion with straight whisky, drunk in quantity. View in context The webbed feet of the upland goose may be said to have become rudimentary in function, though not in structure. View in context In the Falklands, the sportsman may sometimes kill more of the upland geese in one day than he can carry home; whereas in Tierra del Fuego it is nearly as difficult to kill one, as it is in England to shoot the common wild goose . View in context In Goose Pond, which lay in my way, a colony of muskrats dwelt, and raised their cabins high above the ice, though none could be seen abroad when I crossed it. View in context From all the windows the candles were gleaming, and it smelt so deliciously of roast goose , for you know it was New Year's Eve; yes, of that she thought. View in context Yea, I would that the earth shook with convulsions when a saint and a goose mate with one another. View in context
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v. To improve the performance of something; make something more intense, powerful, or remarkable: Goose up the engine and we'll be on our way. You could goose the pie up with some nutmeg. See also: goose , up

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occurs only in goslings less than 4 weeks old and caused by goose parvovirus. Affected birds have conjunctivitis, nasal discharge and polydipsia, huddle together and die. Postmortem findings include hepatitis and myocarditis. Called also gosling hepatitis, gosling plague. goose honk see goose honk cough . goose influenza see Riemerella anatipestifer . Called also infectious serositis, new duck disease. goose parvovirus infection see goose hepatitis (above). goose plague see goose hepatitis (above). goose septicemia a fatal septicemia caused by Borrelia ( Treponema ) anserina and transmitted by the tick Argas persicus. slender goose louse anaticola anseris . goose venereal disease an apparently infectious disease of ganders with an uncertain etiology, causing necrosis and scarring of the phallus, making reproduction impossible.

Patient discussion about goose

Q. can you be allergic to goose feathers?? do you get an allergic reaction even through the pillow cover??? If not- I don't know what it is but something in my bed is giving me a rash... A. i had a similar problem. i just couldn't sleep in my bed and every day i changed one thing to see what is the cause. then i found that one of the pillows causes it and probably from dust mites. you can easily be allergic to goose feathers that can pass through the pillow cover. all you have to do is replace it and see if something changed.

More discussions about goose

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Feedback Flashcards & Bookmarks ? Please log in or register to use Flashcards and Bookmarks. You can also log in with Flashcards ? My bookmarks ? +  Add current page to bookmarks TheFreeDictionary presents: Write what you mean clearly and correctly. Mentioned in ? References in classic literature ? Such a bustle ensued that you might have thought a goose the rarest of all birds; a feathered phenomenon, to which a black swan was a matter of course -- and in truth it was something very like it in that house. View in context He brought round both hat and goose to me on Christmas morning, knowing that even the smallest problems are of interest to me. View in context I ought to have something into the bargain,' said the countryman; 'give a fat goose for a pig, indeed View in context The goose was soon roasted by the flame of the blow-pipe, and not long afterward was comfortably stowed away. View in context Then Robin took his good yew bow in his hand, and placing the tip at his instep, he strung it right deftly; then he nocked a broad clothyard arrow and, raising the bow, drew the gray goose feather to his ear; the next moment the bowstring rang and the arrow sped down the glade as aqxLM`NMiew in context The shaft was cut in England: A long shaft, a strong shaft, Barbed and trim and true; So we'll drink all together To the gray goose feather And the land where the gray goose flew. View in context Now Joe Goose and Nelson had learned discretion with straight whisky, drunk in quantity. View in context The webbed feet of the upland goose may be said to have become rudimentary in function, though not in structure. View in context In the Falklands, the sportsman may sometimes kill more of the upland geese in one day than he can carry home; whereas in Tierra del Fuego it is nearly as difficult to kill one, as it is in England to shoot the common wild goose . View in context In Goose Pond, which lay in my way, a colony of muskrats dwelt, and raised their cabins high above the ice, though none could be seen abroad when I crossed it. View in context From all the windows the candles were gleaming, and it smelt so deliciously of roast goose , for you know it was New Year's Eve; yes, of that she thought. View in context Yea, I would that the earth shook with convulsions when a saint and a goose mate with one another. View in context
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goose up

goose up

v. To improve the performance of something; make something more intense, powerful, or remarkable: Goose up the engine and we'll be on our way. You could goose the pie up with some nutmeg. See also: goose , up

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Geese Fun Facts for Kids goose

Geese – Cute, Messy and Noisy Birds  

A few years ago, geese were hunted until they were almost all gone. Today, the geese have returned. In some places, there are so many that some people don’t like them. Geese will chase and nip people and they make messes on the grass in parks and on golf courses.