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CHENANGO COUNTY – With fall coming into full swing, you can definitely see the signs that winter is coming. One of the more noticeable indicators is the influx of Canada geese that are migrating south to avoid the freezing temperatures. Often it seems like it happens overnight, probably because they do migrate in the dark using stars as markers to know what direction to head in. As you drive to work in the morning it’s as if every cornfield has a blob of geese hanging out.
To coincide with the migration, the hunting season for geese is broken into a couple smaller seasons almost. This gives hunters the opportunity to harvest geese when they are actually around. The information that helps biologists determine the season dates comes from the data taken from band reporting.