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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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Recent observations

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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lizlovesnature

Date

January 21, 2017 01:26 PM EST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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mako252

Date

January 21, 2017 10:42 AM CST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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mazer

Date

November 1, 2014 05:53 PM PDT

Description

From the new Viewing shack - not visible on Google

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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ldjaffe

Date

January 17, 2017 06:28 PM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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milliebasden

Date

January 18, 2017 02:57 PM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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ellen5

Date

January 7, 2017 08:51 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

among a thousand black geese, one Waldo

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 13, 2017

Description

Headed back up north after a really nice meeting in the Lower Rio Grande Valley with the other urban biologists.

Saw a whole slew of geese and sandhill cranes in these agricultural fields, so I stopped to take a closer look.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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mikepatterson

Date

January 14, 2017 09:58 AM PST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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greglasley

Date

January 14, 2017 01:01 PM CST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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amarzee

Date

January 13, 2017 05:09 PM JST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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amarzee

Date

January 13, 2017 05:05 PM JST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

amarzee

Date

January 13, 2017 05:04 PM JST
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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 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 more...

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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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