pink-footed goose


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pink-footed goose

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(Animals) a Eurasian goose, Anser brachyrhynchus, having a reddish-brown head, pink legs, and a pink band on its black beak
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Flooded fields in Penrhyn Bay attracted a Mediterranean Gull, Pink-footed Goose and Dark-bellied Brent Goose, the latter locally rarer than the Palebellied Brents that winter on the Menai Strait.
A rare pink-footed goose was seen at Martin Mere nature reserve.
Drilling activity and truck movements could lead to the displacement of species susceptible to noise like [the] pink-footed goose and whooper swan.
With much open water, waterfowl were plentiful: greater white-fronted goose, 1; pink-footed goose, 1 (new species for the count); snow goose, 1; Canada goose, 2,440; mute swan, 14; wood duck CW (seen during count week but not on count day); gadwall cw; American wigeon, 1; American black duck, 55; mallard, 786; northern pintail, 1; green-winged teal, 9; ring-necked duck, 28; greater scaup, 58; lesser scaup, 12 (new high); white-winged scoter, 1; bufflehead, 10; common goldeneye, 106; Barrow's goldeneye, 1; hooded merganser, 355 (new high); common merganser, 96; American coot, 2; wild turkey, 226 (new high); common loon, 9; horned grebe, 4.
A firecrest was an excellent find at Flintshire's Greenfield Centre, while a single hawfinch was at historic Caerhun church, where more than 25 mistle thrushes fed and a pink-footed goose was on the shore.
Their letter states that the proposed windfarm is near a number of European protected sites including Martin Mere and the Simonswood Moss pink-footed Goose roost.
It is the coastal wildfowlers' ultimate quarry, the pink-footed goose, which draws us back there, season after season.
Marshside is internationally important for the black-tailed godwit and pink-footed goose, and nationally important for wigeon, teal, shoveller and golden plover.