Length: 25 - 31"
Breeding habitat: Arctic tundra,
either along the coast or near lakes and rivers.
Winter habitat: Saltwater marshes, freshwater marshes, agricultural land near water.
Diet: Roots, leaves, and seeds of aquatic vegetation such as bulrushes, sedges,and marsh grasses; tender shoots of grasses in pastures and meadows; waste grains and wild berries.
Range in New England
Snow Geese can be seen during migration in most of New England, excluding Maine and parts of northeastern New Hampshire.
In New England, this bird can be found wintering along coasts of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
Range Map for Snow Goose
From Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS