Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

GWFG

Code 6

ANSALB

ITIS

HEAD

Greater White-fronted Goose Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Throat Color: Dark gray-brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Greater White-fronted Goose Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 66-86 cm (26-34 in)
  • Weight: 3599 g (126.98 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Dark gray-brown, with heavy mottling and barring.
  • Upperparts: Dark gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded, Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded, Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Greater White-fronted Goose Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Steady direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 135-152 cm (53-60 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Orange
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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