Bar-headed goose
Anser indicus

– medium-sized goose
– all birds recorded in WP are likely to be escapes, small self-sustaining populations might exist
– diurnal migrant
– in Asia migrates in flocks in formation, in Europe often mixed with other geese

bif942_mpu_ci1q2030_160608_bhgoo_mongolia_khovsgol
Bar-headed goose Anser indicus
BIF0942, 08/06/2016, Khovsgol, Mongolia, Mathias Putze
bif943_mpu_ci1q2067_160608_bhgoo_mongolia_khovsgol
Bar-headed goose Anser indicus
BIF0943, 08/06/2016, Khovsgol, Mongolia, Mathias Putze
bif944_mpu_ci1q2451_160609_bhgoo_mongolia_khovsgol
Bar-headed goose Anser indicus
BIF0944, 09/06/2016, Khovsgol, Mongolia, Mathias Putze
BIF154-1_MPU_I8Z7922_091015_bhgoo_tbgoo_flight_d_havelland
Bar-headed goose Anser indicus, escapee
BIF0154, 15/10/2009, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze
BIF285_MPU_I1Q9069_140614_bhgoo_mongolia_gungalut
Bar-headed goose Anser indicus
BIF0285, 14/06/2014, Gungalut, Mongolia, Mathias Putze


Bar-headed goose Anser indicus, calls in flight
BIF0155, 25/05/2013, Ider Gol, Mongolia, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Greylag Goose
Tundra Bean Goose
Taiga Bean Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose
Swan Goose

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