The Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) is natural to North America. It nests in Alaska and northern Canada. Winters in southern Canada, in the United States from the Pacific coast to the state of Louisiana, continuing south to northern Mexico. In its former distribution it was a visitor to Japan. Some go as far as the Atlantic coast of the United States and to Hawaii.
Incubation takes from 24 to 30 days and it is done by the female. The youngsters fly from 40 to 46 days after hatching.
Eggs and Goslings: Among the predators to the eggs and the goslings is the Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus).
The Cackling Goose in Spanish is called “Barnacla de Hutchins”.
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