Snow Goose

Anser caerulescens

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The snow goose (Anser caerulescens), consisting of both a white phase and blue phase (Blue Goose), is a North American species of goose commonly collectively referred to as "light geese". Its name derives from the typically white plumage. Many taxonomic authorities placed this species and the other "white geese" in the Chen genus,. Most authorities now follow the traditional treatment of placing these species in the "gray goose" genus Anser. The scientific name is from

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