Any of many species of wildlife goose, such as the greylag goose or the Canada goose, whose wedge fly in a wedge or V form, or cuneiform, as opposed to the domesticated goose that would not fly.
Wild-goose Sentence Examples
Snipe, woodcock, ducks and rails, in vast flocks, haunt the banks of the Drina and Save; while the crane, pelican, wild-swan and wild-goose are fairly plentiful.
Wolves are numerous in the mountains; the heron, ibis, wild goose and snipe in the valley of the Wei.
Associated with these remains there have been found those of many other birds, including a hawk, a duck, a darter, a spoonbill, a heron, a rail and a wild-goose, some of these being much larger than any now inhabiting Madagascar.
The phenomenon the wise men had followed, always possibly a wild goose chase, had turned out to be for real.
greylag goose: This wild goose is a very common breeding bird.