A female goose does not have a specific name. A male goose is known as a gander, and babies are goslings. A group of geese form a flock or gaggle. A skein is a group of geese in flight; geese flying in the "V" formation are called a wedge.Know More
A female goose chooses a monogamous partner at three years of age. After building a nest and lining it with her feathers, she lays a clutch of about five eggs. She incubates the eggs for 28 to 30 days while the gander keeps watch nearby. At one day old, the goslings can swim and dive for food 30 to 40 feet under water.
There are nine species of geese in the world. The most common in North America is the Canada goose.Learn more about Waterfowl
Neither female or male fish have a specific name. Baby fish, however, are called fry or fingerlings. A group of fish is called a school, shoal, draft or run.Full Answer >
Sharks do not have a specific name for the different sexes. Baby sharks are called pupsFull Answer >
Firefly Books publishes "Waterfowl of Eastern North America," which is an illustrated guide to ducks and other waterfowl to the west of the Continental Divide. Popular generic field guides, like the "Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America" and its eastern counterpart contain most major American waterfowl.Full Answer >
Flamingos display pink plumage because their diet includes many small crustaceans the shells of which are laden with pink pigmentation and other chemicals which in turn manifest in the flamingo's feathers. Flamingos feed in wetlands and lake beds, stirring up mud and silt with their feet and then sweeping their beaks through the agitated soil to sieve out their prey.Full Answer >