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    • Anser albifrons
  • Spanish
    • Ganso careto-mayor
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    • Greater White-fronted Goose
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    • 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

bbunny

Date

December 20, 2014 10:50 AM PST

Description

with Canada Goose

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

dominic

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

Found one by the pond.

Photos / Sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

abe

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

Possibly a hybrid?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

kueda

Date

December 14, 2014 01:37 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

kylejones

Date

April 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

kaitlin

Date

December 13, 2014

Description

Only one with a group of Canada Geese. Interesting to see the size difference.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ganso careto-mayor Anser albifrons

Observer

jorgetrevino

Date

February 5, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

rosybadillo

Date

December 19, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Greater white-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

davidclark425

Date

December 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

hfabian

Date

December 1, 2014

Description

Pair in mixed flock of Canada and Cackling Geese on Mt. Trashmore.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ganso careto-mayor Anser albifrons

Observer

atakamara

Date

November 30, 2014 01:16 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 29, 2014 03:58 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.