Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons

>> GENERAL >>>>>

– medium-sized goose, smaller than Greylag Goose
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates in small to large flocks in formation
– regularly mixed with other geese
– very vocal

>> VISUAL ID >>>>>

BIF217_MPU_PMA7170_110225_gwfgoo_1W_K2_havelland
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons, 2CY
BIF0217, 25/02/2011, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF218_MPU_PMA8145_110225_gwfgoo_AD_1W_havelland
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons,  2CY, AD
BIF0218, 25/02/2011, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF219_MPU_PMA7603110225_gwfgoo_AD_havelland
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons AD
BIF0219, 25/02/2011, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF220_MPU_PMA7116_110225_gwfgoo_flock_havelland
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons, AD
BIF0220, 25/02/2011, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF221_MPU_I1Q0257_121031_tbgoo-AD-JUV_gwfgoo-AD_mixed-flock_nuthe-nieplitz
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons, AD
Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris, AD, possible 1CY

BIF0221, 31/10/2012, Nuthe-Nieplitz-Niederung, Germany, Mathias Putze


Greylag Goose Anser a. anser
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
BIF2796, 19/10/2017, North Sea, Offshore, Roland Neumann

BIF222_MPU_I8Z5360_100104_tbgoo_gwfgoo_mixed-flock_untere-havelniederung
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons
Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris

BIF0222, 04/0/2010, Untere Havelniederung, Germany, Mathias Putze


Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons
BIF1677, 15/03/2017, Kühlungsborn, Germany, Roland Neumann

>> ACOUSTIC ID >>>>>




Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons, AD, 1CY, calls in flight
BIF0012, 10/11/2012, Torgau, Germany, Patrick Franke


Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons, AD, 1CY, calls in flight
BIF0011, 10/11/2012, Torgau, Germany, Patrick Franke



Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons, calls in flight
BIF0010, 30/11/2009, Grossbuch, Germany, Patrick Franke


Greater White-fronted Goose Anser a. albifrons, calls in flight
BIF0008, 12/10/2007, Bösewig, Germany, Patrick Franke

>> COMPARISON SPECIES >>>>>

Pink-footed Goose
Greylag Goose
Tundra Bean Goose
Taiga Bean Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose

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