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  • 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

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Recent observations

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

keimwj

Date

January 4, 2010 12:35 PM EST

Description

04 Jan 2010.
Rosedale Park, Mercer Co, NJ.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dwest

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March 22, 2015 12:21 PM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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March 21, 2015 11:31 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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March 19, 2015 03:07 PM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dominic

Date

March 18, 2015

Description

Found with other geese.

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dwest

Date

March 17, 2015 07:44 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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dwest

Date

March 15, 2015 08:17 AM PDT

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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lonnyholmes

Date

March 14, 2015 10:25 AM PDT

Description

Greater White-fronted Goose

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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khimmler

Date

March 13, 2015

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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March 13, 2015

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

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gpstewart

Date

March 12, 2015

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Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Observer

rpaseka

Date

March 9, 2015
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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.