cackling goose

cackling goose
noun
: a goose of a western variety (Branta canadensis minima) of the Canada goose resembling but much smaller than the white-cheeked goose

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Cackling Goose — Taxobox name = Cackling Goose status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px image caption = Aleutian Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii leucopareia regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Aleutian Cackling Goose — Taxobox name = Aleutian Cackling Goose image width = 200px status = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anserinae genus = Branta species = B. hutchinsii subspecies = B. h. leucopareia binomial = Branta …   Wikipedia

  • Cackling — Cac kling, n. The broken noise of a goose or a hen. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cackling — Cackle Cac kle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Cackled} ( k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cackling}.] [OE. cakelen; cf. LG. kakeln, D. kakelen, G. gackeln, gackern; all of imitative origin. Cf. {Gagle}, {Cake} to cackle.] 1. To make a sharp, broken noise or cry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canada Goose — For the outerwear manufacturer, see Canada Goose (clothing). Canada Goose Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Canada goose — a common wild goose, Branta canadensis, of North America. See illus. under goose. Also, Canadian goose. [1725 35] * * * Brown backed, light breasted goose (Branta canadensis) with black head and neck and white cheeks. Subspecies vary in size,… …   Universalium

  • Snow Goose — This article is about species of goose. For the novella by Paul Gallico, see The Snow Goose. For the Camel album, see Music Inspired by The Snow Goose (album). Snow Goose C. c. caerulescens white morph …   Wikipedia

  • Barnacle Goose — Taxobox name = Barnacle Goose status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=47150|title=Branta leucopsis|downloaded=11 May 2006] image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata… …   Wikipedia

  • cack|ling goose — «KAK lihng», a small, dark colored variety of Canada goose; greaser: »The cackling goose…nests on the coast and islands of western Alaska, and winters mainly in California (Joseph J. Hickey) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greylag Goose — Taxobox name = Greylag Goose status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px image caption = Western Greylag Goose ( Anser anser anser ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus =… …   Wikipedia


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