While studies of the Sided-scaly Merganser (Yi et al., 2010), Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus (Yang et al., 2012), and Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons (Owen, 1972), showed that foraging was the most frequent behavior in these birds.
My own space in Glen Ellyn produced 78 species, better than most years, and included two flyover additions to the yard list: greater white-fronted goose
No such fate seems likely to await the ubiquitous mallard but the white-fronted goose
, which undertakes a truly momentous migration from the wilds of Greenland to these islands is a very different kettle of fish.
HUNTER: Mark Riggins, Murray, KY BAND #: 2127-30425 SPECIES: Greater White-fronted Goose
(M) BANDED: 07/16/2017 LOCATION: Near Cambridge Bay, NU RECOVERED: 01/24/2018 LOCATION: 3 mi E of Hickman, KY
The Canada Goose was spotted for the first time, while the Lesser White-fronted Goose
and African Sacred Ibis were seen after long gaps.
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.
Appendix.--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.
tested (%) Wadden Species Randbol Sea Greylag goose 0/8 1 ([dagger]) /37 (2.7) Pink-footed goose -- -- Barnacle goose -- -- Taiga bean goose -- -- Tundra bean goose -- -- White-fronted goose
-- -- Canada goose -- -- Hybrid -- -- All species 0/8 1/37 (2.7) No.
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.