Here is information about Canada Goose nesting from the Cornell Lab:
|Clutch Size:||2-8 eggs|
|Number of Broods:||1 brood|
|Egg Length:||3.3 in (8.3 cm)|
|Egg Width:||2.2 in (5.6 cm)|
|Incubation Period:||25-28 days|
|Nestling Period:||42-50 days|
|Egg Description:||Creamy white.|
|Condition at Hatching:||Hatchlings are covered with yellowish down and their eyes are open. They leave the nest when 1-2 days old, depending on weather, and can walk, swim, feed, and even dive. They have enough energy remaining in their yolk sac to survive 2 days before feeding.|
Both morning and afternoon groups saw adults looking after a lone chick (gosling).
The sun is hot on my neck as I observe
The spikes of the crocus.
The smell of the earth is good.
It is apparent that there is no death. – Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950)