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Greylag Goose (Anser anser)

Appearance:

Large, pale grey goose with bulky body and thick neck. Bill pink to orange (carrot-like), without any dark markings. Almost giving the impression of being "false". Uniform colour of body. Light grey forewing stands out in flight. Pink legs.

Sound:

Various cackling and honking sounds "gaiiiaia-ga-ga". Typically the first syllable is accented, and given with a register break into higher pitch (at 0:18 in recording).

Contact call:

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Distribution:

IUCN Redlist Map

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

Video IBC

Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

Sound search at Xeno-canto

Featherbase

CC

CC-sound:brickegickel, Licence,Link.

Facts:
Length (cm):
75-90
Wingspan (cm):
147-180
Weight (gram):
2100-4300
Size group:
Bigger than a crow
Similar species (image):
Similar species (sound):
Silhouette Group:
Duck-like
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