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  • Korean
    • 쇠기러기
  • Finnish
    • tundrahanhi
  • Italian
    • Oca lombardella
  • Scientific Names
    • Anser albifrons
  • Spanish
    • Ganso careto-mayor
  • English
    • Greater White-fronted Goose
  • French
    • oie rieuse
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • GWFG
  • Portuguese
    • Ganso-de-testa-branca
  • German
    • Blässgans
    • Blessgans
  • Russian
    • Гусь белолобый
  • Belarusian
    • Гусь белалобая

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Recent observations

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Pacific White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons ssp. frontalis

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mlodinow

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May 16, 2012 05:00 PM MDT

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Tule Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons ssp. elgasi

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mlodinow

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November 8, 2006 10:40 PM MST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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heatherpickard

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September 27, 2012 07:01 PM EDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kueda

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December 4, 2016 12:09 PM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kueda

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December 4, 2016 10:26 AM PST

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Tule Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons ssp. elgasi

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mikepatterson

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December 3, 2016 11:49 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jaykeller

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October 16, 2016 11:15 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jaykeller

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October 16, 2016 09:38 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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ehjalmarson

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October 18, 2015 12:53 PM CDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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mazer

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February 17, 2013 10:28 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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mazer

Date

February 17, 2013 10:22 AM PST

Description

on West Island, along San Joaquin River

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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owlentine

Date

December 1, 2016 02:57 PM MST
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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.
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