Swan Goose
Anser cygnoid

– large goose, slightly larger than Greylag Goose
– all birds recorded in WP are escapes, at some places with self-sustaining populations
– diurnal migrant
– in Asia migrates in flocks in formation
– in Europe often mixed with other geese


Swan Goose Anser cygnoides
BIF0175, 20/05/2011, Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Swan Goose Anser cygnoides
BIF0176, 20/05/2011, Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Swan Goose Anser cygnoides
BIF0177, 20/05/2011, Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Swan Goose Anser cygnoides
BIF0178, 31/05/2011, Taschgai, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Swan Goose Anser cygnoides, calls in flight
BIF0179, 09/06/2013, Tsagaan Nuur, Mongolia, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Pink-footed Goose
Greylag Goose
Tundra Bean Goose
Taiga Bean Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose
Bar-headed Goose

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