Fairly rare migrant through se Finland to the breeding grounds in nw Russia.
I observed several flocks of geese in near Jackfish Lake. The geese had obvious orange beaks and legs, white bellies and grey head, neck and backs.
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...