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Recent observations

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dpom

Date

November 23, 2014 02:00 PM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dpom

Date

November 23, 2014 09:17 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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brianw

Date

January 4, 2011

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dpom

Date

November 22, 2014 11:33 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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danielled83

Date

November 23, 2014 11:37 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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tiwane

Date

November 23, 2014 10:21 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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robberfly

Date

November 22, 2014

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Tule Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons ssp. elgasi

Observer

kaitlin

Date

November 15, 2014

Description

I was fortunate to be able to see a line of Greater White-fronted Geese with the larger Tule Subspecies in front and the smaller Tundra in the rear.

It looks like the Tule Goose is fitted with a telemetry unit.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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speedy

Date

November 15, 2014

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kucycads

Date

November 10, 2014

Place

Gulper See (Google, OSM)

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dwest

Date

October 27, 2014 04:46 PM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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aredoubles

Date

November 8, 2014 11:09 AM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) is a species of goose. The Greater White-fronted Goose is more closely related to the smaller Lesser White-fronted Goose (A. erythropus). In Europe it has been known as simply "White-fronted Goose"; in North America it is known as the Greater White-fronted Goose (or "Greater Whitefront"), and this name is also increasingly adopted internationally. It is named for the patch of white feathers bordering the base of its bill. But even...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.