white-fronted goose

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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.
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Greenland whitefront geese, a migratory species, visit the region in winter.
Let me start with the king of all geese: the whitefront or specklebelly goose.
A graduate of the University of California at Irvine with a major in economics, Gladstone's commitment to the industry started in 1970 when he worked for Whitefront Stores in its management training program and as a buyer of domestics.
The shortgrass prairie population of Canada geese, made up of two small races, nests in whitefront country, too.
Both the Mid-continent and Pacific whitefront populations are estimated at about 600,000 birds.
Designed for serious whitefront hunters, the call produces ultra-realistic clucks and yodels.
We've also found that our tagged geese have developed a fond friendship with tagged Greenland whitefronts from Scotland.
Cajuns are addicted to whitefronts, and the Feather Lite Speck is one heck of an enabler.
Scott first tried his rocket net in 1948 in an English wheat field being used by wild geese, mostly whitefronts.
I don't call myself a specklebelly expert, but I've had the chance to hunt whitefronts for almost 20 years now, and have been fortunate to take birds from Alberta and Saskatchewan south to Mississippi That said, the best barred birds I've encountered came courtesy of central Kansas.
Often as not, hunters kill whitefronts incidentally to snow geese over huge rag spreads.
While we saw only a few pinkfoots, they behave more like whitefronts.