Swan goose


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Related to Swan goose: greylag goose
(Zool.) a bird of India (Cygnopsis cygnoides) resembling both the swan and the goose.

See also: Swan

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In this study, Mandarin Ducks spent a similar proportion of their time foraging as the Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca (Muzaffar, 2004), and less than that of the Tundra Bean Goose Anser fabalis (64%) (Liu, 2011), Swan Goose Anser cygnoides (60.2%) (Zhang, 2009), and Tundra Swan (30.52%) (Shao et al., 2018).
It is a habitat for endangered migratory birds, including the red-crowned crane, hooded crane and swan goose.
This sub-project aims to strengthen the management effectiveness of the wetland protected area system of Hubei province, which is identified as one of the priority sites under the National Biodiversity Satrategy and Action Plan and known as the "Province of Lakes" with thousands of lakes and with its globally significant biodiversity, including freshwater porpoise, Pere David%s deer, and endangered bird species such as stork, Swan Goose and Chinese Merganser.
Though the breed's history is not clearly documented, it's thought the African goose is a relative of the Chinese goose, both having descended from the wild swan goose of Asia.