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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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vancouverbirder

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April 23, 2016 02:46 PM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dpom

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August 14, 2016 10:34 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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skrentnyjeff

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November 29, 2013 12:22 PM CST

Description

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albirons) Calumet Park Chicago Cook County IL November 2013 Jeff Skrentny FB1130 IMG_7924

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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wayne13114

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March 3, 2016 02:44 PM EST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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terrapinjoe

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November 21, 2013 03:54 PM CST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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milliebasden

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August 7, 2016 09:33 AM PDT

Description

With domestic goose (on left) and mallard (in foreground)

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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amarzee

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August 2, 2016 09:05 PM CEST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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maractwin

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August 2, 2016 01:16 PM EDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jokurtz

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February 28, 2016 04:27 PM HST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jokurtz

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November 30, 2014 03:26 PM HST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jokurtz

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April 7, 2016 08:43 AM HST

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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jokurtz

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March 4, 2016 01:53 PM HST
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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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