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    • Anser albifrons
  • Spanish
    • Ganso careto-mayor
  • English
    • Greater White-fronted Goose
  • French
    • oie rieuse
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    • GWFG
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    • Ganso-de-testa-branca
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    • Blässgans
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Recent observations

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

finatic

Date

June 7, 2015 11:47 AM PDT

Place

Lindo Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Multiple year permanent resident bird. It migrated down one winter and never left.

Photos / Sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

penelopetowle

Date

April 10, 2015

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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penelopetowle

Date

February 14, 2015

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

penelopetowle

Date

February 14, 2015

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

May 30, 2015 11:10 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

paulcools

Date

December 9, 2008 12:33 PM GMT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Date

May 30, 2015

Description

Found in a group of domesticated swan geese. Was very small for a geese species.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

April 25, 2015 12:18 PM AKDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

April 23, 2015 07:53 PM AKDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

sitkaconnor

Date

April 24, 2015

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

jnelson

Date

February 12, 2015

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

dwest

Date

April 19, 2015 01:56 PM PDT
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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.