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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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    • GWFG

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Recent observations

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

dpom

Date

October 26, 2014 11:31 AM PDT

Description

Rare visitor to the coast

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

annikaml

Date

October 25, 2014 11:33 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

anewman

Date

December 24, 2007

Description

Several flocks noted.

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

paloma

Date

October 21, 2014 02:39 PM PDT

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What

Ganso careto-mayor Anser albifrons

Observer

atakamara

Date

October 18, 2014 12:56 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

paloma

Date

October 21, 2014 09:38 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

annikaml

Date

October 18, 2014 12:25 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

kaitlin

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

Three birds observed feeding and resting where the Little Truckee enters Boca Reservoir.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

blubayou

Date

September 25, 2014 07:04 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 2, 2014
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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.