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    • GWFG
  • Scientific Names
    • Anser albifrons
  • Spanish
    • Ganso careto-mayor
  • English
    • Greater White-fronted Goose
  • French
    • oie rieuse

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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corbanhemphill

Date

January 6, 2006

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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lfelliott

Date

April 8, 2014 11:18 AM CDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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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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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dfwuw

Date

February 22, 2014

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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hobiecat

Date

April 1, 2014

Description

Greater White-fronted Goose

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

finatic

Date

March 30, 2014 11:23 AM PDT

Place

Lindo Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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calopteryx

Date

March 9, 2010

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kmclean

Date

March 29, 2014 10:51 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jem

Date

January 19, 2014

Place

Lindo Lake (Google, OSM)

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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hartvillestuff

Date

March 11, 2014

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Greater white-fronted goose Anser albifrons

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somanybirds

Date

January 15, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

azchipka

Date

March 7, 2014 04:08 PM EST

Description

Flying overhead heading north.

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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.