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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Poultry: Pair Demoiselle Cranes PS300; Emporer Pair PS200; Red Breasted Pair PS200; Lesser Whitefront Pair PS190; Cayuga Pair PS150; White Female Call Ducks PS110; Pair Barnackle Geese PS110; Pair Opal Grey Peafowl PS110; Copper Maran Pullets PS110; Peafowl Chicks PS100; Cream Legbar Hens PS80; Copper Maran Hens PS80; Maran Pullets PS80; Pair Mandarin Ducks PS80; Trio Saxony Ducks PS80.
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.
Snow geese in the western Central Fly way nest in dense colonies scattered across much of the whitefront's breeding range.
As something of a chef, I'd like to find out if the whitefront's reputation as "ribeye in the sky" is true.
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. Rather than baiting a site, Scott and his friends found a spot in the field where the geese had congregated and set up their net.
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.