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  • 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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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

January 20, 2003

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(Somewhere...)

Description

2

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

pihlaviita

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

Fairly rare migrant through se Finland to the breeding grounds in nw Russia.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

eddiecorwin

Date

April 26, 2016 02:44 PM CEST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jokurtz

Date

February 28, 2016

Place

Grass Lake (Google, OSM)

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kbovee

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jokurtz

Date

March 4, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jokurtz

Date

April 7, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

turtleford-brent

Date

April 21, 2016 05:00 PM CDT

Description

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.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

chehugo

Date

November 21, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

fmgee

Date

April 12, 2016

Place

Tofino (Google, OSM)

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Square

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

jnelson

Date

April 4, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

jzzipkin

Date

April 5, 2016 09:20 AM PDT
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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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