Snow Goose

Chen caerulescens

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

SNGO

Code 6

CHECAE

ITIS

HEAD

Snow Goose Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Snow Goose Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 64-79 cm (25-31 in)
  • Weight: 2299 g (81.13 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: White
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded, Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded, Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Snow Goose Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 138 cm (54.3 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Red-orange
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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