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  • Portuguese
    • Ganso-de-testa-branca
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    • Anser albifrons
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    • Ganso careto-mayor
  • English
    • Greater White-fronted Goose
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    • oie rieuse
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Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

natureali

Date

April 20, 2012 04:11 PM PDT

Description

Frazier Mountain Park, Frazier Park, Kern County, California

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

natureali

Date

February 5, 2012 04:11 PM PST

Description

Kern National Wildlife Refuge
Kern County, California
5 February 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

natureali

Date

May 4, 2013 05:36 PM PDT

Description

America's Birdiest Inland County Competition
Kern County, California
2-5 May 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

natureali

Date

January 13, 2010 03:11 PM PST

Description

Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons
Bakersfield, CA

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

natureali

Date

August 20, 2012 06:39 PM PDT

Description

Dalton Highway
Alaska
20 August 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

gpstewart

Date

March 31, 2012 09:46 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

January 5, 2012 04:01 PM PST

Place

Colusa National Wildlife Refuge , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Photo from observation platform at auto tour loop . Snow Goose or Ross`s Goose (2) in background .

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

kenzieann11

Date

April 16, 2014 10:38 AM EDT

Description

3 are sitting on a log in the pond across the way. can hear faint bird chirping, birds not visible, except for one, who just flew away.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

January 6, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

lfelliott

Date

April 8, 2014 11:18 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

bheitzman

Date

April 6, 2014 09:18 PM EDT

Description

4 indiv's keeping in single file on land and in water. slightly smaller and slimmer than CANG, with a more duck-like head. Body uniform gray-tan, except for belly which is white. Legs orange and bird has an awkward gait. Face and gape white with a vertical black line before the eyes; bill orange.

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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.