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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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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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redabbott

Date

July 24, 2016 07:41 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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gwark

Date

May 4, 2012 05:55 PM AKDT

Description

Including the Tule Goose (larger subspecies) and a Cackling Goose.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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akfrank

Date

May 14, 2016 04:13 PM AKDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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wouterkoch

Date

July 15, 2016 12:42 PM CEST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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keimwj

Date

February 5, 2010 02:11 PM EST

Description

05 Feb 2010.
Christie Hoffman Farm Park, Hunterdon Co, NJ.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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siwnaturalist

Date

January 2, 2009 02:35 PM EST

Description

Greater white-fronted goose, Silver Lake Golf Course, 1/2/09

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dendroica

Date

February 28, 2013

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No photos or sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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survey1998

Date

November 30, 1998

Description

Appendix C. Bird species observed or suspected in Kokanee Creek Provincial Park (based on Nelson Naturalists 1997 bird checklist and supplemental occurrence records)

from 1998 survey Holt R.F., J.B. Korol and Machmer, M.M. 1998.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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kyleboone

Date

March 31, 2016 02:50 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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nathan20

Date

March 10, 2016 04:48 PM EST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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slsfirefight

Date

March 18, 2016

Place

Carr Lake (Google, OSM)

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

amarzee

Date

June 2, 2016 07:23 PM JST

Description

Meant to be winter visitors....

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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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