The Greater White-fronted Goose
) is a goose species 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. In Northern and Central North America, it is colloquially called "Specklebelly"
due to the salt-and-pepper appearance of the underside.