Thursday, February 28, 2013

The difference Goose and Swan

Both Goose and swan is wetland bird or waterfowl. They can swim well in lake or river. The beak is also similar, which is wide.  Both waterfowl also has similar shanks to that help them swim in water.  However, both waterfowl are different
Swan is wild wetland bird so they are free to fly. They use to migrate in winter to find warm land. They cannot live in winter due it lack of food.  Its wide wing supports them to fly for long distance. The wing span is long, about 3 meters. The swan is also bigger than swan, height 1.5 meters and weighing 15 kilogram. The name of male swan is Cob and he female is pen. The female will hatch the eggs for 21 days lonely without the cob aid. The cob only helps the pen to build the nest from straw.
Goose is a domesticated waterfowl. People raise it for is meat. The goose also we recognize that the goose has longer neck but it is shorter than the swan. They do no migrate like swan because they have warm house and the owner provide the food supply for them. The goose used to eat such as grains, poultry feed, vegetable, and weed. Sometimes hey also eat some leaves too.
Goose is not heavy as swan as, ranging from 7 kilograms to 9 kilograms. They also can fly like goose. Its weighs span is only 1.5 meters or half of swan's wing span.
The male goose is gander while the female goose is goose. Both gander and goose hatch the eggs for 28 days. The goose will raise the duckling until they can find the food alone.

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