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  • 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

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misooksun

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January 26, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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misooksun

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October 14, 2008

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dpom

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February 9, 2016 10:48 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dave-barry

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February 6, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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brangell

Date

February 6, 2016

Description

I observed several large flocks of Greater White-fronted Geese fly in for the evening.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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ross2

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February 5, 2016 12:59 PM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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fundad

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April 7, 2013

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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carloscarrera

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February 3, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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fm5050

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January 30, 2016 09:40 AM EST

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Easton, MD January 30, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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hfabian

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January 31, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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hfabian

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January 31, 2016

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kevinhintsa

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January 31, 2016 12:07 PM PST
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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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