white-fronted goose


Also found in: Wikipedia.

white-fronted goose

(wīt′frŭn′tĭd, hwīt′-)
n.
Either of two gray-brown wild geese, Anser albifrons of northern regions of Eurasia and North America, or A. erythropus of northern Eurasia, having yellow legs and a white patch on the face.
References in periodicals archive ?
HUNTER: James Martin, Waweig, NB BAND #: 2017-22886 SPECIES: Greater White-fronted Goose (M) BANDED: 08/09/2014 LOCATION: Near Barrow, AK RECOVERED: 10/13/2017 LOCATION: 3.
The Canada Goose was spotted for the first time, while the Lesser White-fronted Goose and African Sacred Ibis were seen after long gaps.
These are lesser white-fronted goose, white-headed duck, marbled duck, ferruginous duck, little bustard, little comorant, as well as flamingoes, pelicans, all 7 species of herons and a variety of species of ducks, geese, rails, waders and others.
A European White-fronted Goose is at Gresford Flash.
Having tracked the tagged birds throughout the summer, the data gathered by the Welsh Greenland White-Fronted Goose Partnership unearthed a lovely story.
It's an exciting time for the project and although we are still a long way off knowing the full story behind the decline of the Greenland white-fronted goose our research over the last few months has given us a few clues.
Scientific names of species recorded at Laguna Bustillos during the 2011-2012 winter season Common name Scientific name Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Snow/Ross's Goose Chen sp.
Partners from fiveA EU Member States including Bulgaria jointly won theA Cross-border Cooperation and Networking Award with a project to preserve the lesser white-fronted goose, Europeas rarest waterbird, the European Commission has said in a statement.
7) Pink-footed goose -- -- Barnacle goose -- -- Taiga bean goose -- -- Tundra bean goose -- -- White-fronted goose -- -- Canada goose -- -- Hybrid -- -- All species 0/8 1/37 (2.
Bean goose, greater white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons), Tundra swan, and eurasian spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) were dominant in PWC, accounting for17.
Rare birds such as the corncrake and Greenland white-fronted goose also make their home on the island each year and fly across the proposed wind farm site on their annual migration.
Counters always hope to record a rarity, and last year, the greater white-fronted goose was a special surprise.