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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Western Isles Council leaders want a rapid rollout of a pilot project to make greylag goose meat available for public sale throughout Scotland.
Claudia Rowse, SNH's head of natural resource management said: "We are delighted to announce Scotland-wide sales of resident greylag goose meat for a short trial period.
The luckiest can see some water birds in the lake, notably widgeons, mallards, greylag goose and great egrets.
Greylag goose, common tern, several species of waders such as the great egret and the night heron have also returned, testifying to the islands' success.
Overall sero-prevalence among different bird species was as follows; broiler (n=152; 60.3%), peacock (n=35; 14%), rural poultry (n=14; 6%), domestic desi birds (n=12; 5%), pigeons (n=9; 3.6%), desi chicken (n=9; 3.6%), duck (n=5; 2%), migratory water fowl (n=3; 1.2%), broiler breeder (n=3; 1.2%), layer (n=2; 0.8%), pheasant (n=2; 0.8), greylag goose (n=1; 0.4%), turkey (n=1; 0.4%), eagle (n=1; 0.4%) and crane (n=1; 0.4%).
The disease was detected in a wild greylag goose found in Lurgan Park in Co Armagh.
Near the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, there is a fairly large number of small flat moraine islands with abundant grassy vegetation, which are actively used for nesting by other herbivorous wildfowl: Mute Swan (Cygnus olor), Greylag Goose (Anser anser), and Gadwall (Anas strepera); however, Barnacle Geese have not yet established themselves there.
Between 1997 and 2013, 359 greylag goose goslings were individually marked with neckbands in the Ooijpolder, the Netherlands (51[degrees]51'N, 05[degrees]55'E) and have been followed almost weekly throughout their life.
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.