greylag goose


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Related to greylag goose: Swan Goose, Bean Goose
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Noun1.greylag goose - common grey wild goose of Europegreylag goose - common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Anser, genus Anser - typical geese
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Among waterbirds and darters, which were its specialty, it hosted Bar- headed Goose, Greylag Goose, Cotton Pigmy Goose, Black- tailed Godwit, huge flocks of Ruff and Black- necked Stork.
His moody, underexpos ed shot of a greylag goose on the bank of the Thames, set against the Sh ard, is proof that the beauty of nature can be captured anywhere.
His moody, underexposed shot of a greylag goose on the bank of the Thames, set against the Shard, is proof that the beauty of nature can be captured anywhere.
A total of 250 saplings of different species were planted in Garhi Mandu including fruit-bearing trees, which may attract large number of birds, which are visiting every year as passage migrants like Greylag Goose, Northern Pintail, Ruddy Shelduck, Rosy starling, Golden Oriole, and it is expected that over 5 lakh trees will be planted in the year to come.
Biggest increases: Goosander, Greylag Goose and Mandarin Duck.
And occasional rarity such as greylag goose, red-crested pochard while gulls are found along the coast.