Search

Content tagged with "goose"

Duck Hunting

Applications open Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations

This content is archived
Applications for Grand Pass, Eagle Bluffs and Otter Slough will be handled under a modified Quick Draw system.

Read more

Applications open Sept. 1 for waterfowl hunting reservations

Procedures remain unchanged from last year.

Read more

August Conservation Action

This content is archived

Read more

Back Cover

This content is archived
There’s nothing subtle about snow geese.

Read more

Photo of two Canada geese and a white-fronted goose standing near a lake.

Canada Geese and White-Fronted Goose

Migratory animals play a role in every ecosystem they travel through, as well as in their breeding and overwintering places. Although it takes a fairly large predator to capture an adult goose, the defenseless young and eggs fall prey to a variety of meat-eaters.

Read more

Photo of Canada goose swimming

Canada Goose

Branta canadensis
Canada geese are recognizable by their brownish bodies, black necks and heads, and a distinctive broad white patch that runs beneath their heads from ear to ear.

Read more

Don't Shoot a Swan

Trumpeter swans are not legal game, so make sure of your target before firing at large white birds.

Read more

Get Your Goose!

If you’re outside and happen to hear a very distant cry way, way up in the sky, you may catch of glimpse of high-flying snow geese now making their way north.

Read more

Photo of a white-fronted goose.

Greater White-Fronted Goose

Anser albifrons
More common in western North America, the greater white-fronted goose is likewise more common in western Missouri than in the east. They are grayish brown and have pink or orange bills.

Read more

Browse results of the 2010 statewide survey of 10,000 waterfowl hunters and findings from 16 workshops we conducted to involve hunters in the process of establishing Missouri 2011-2015 duck hunting seasons.

Read more