Scientific Name: Anser albifrons Common Name: Greater White-fronted Goose Other Name: Specklebelly Goose
Identifying Features: Bright orange legs, mouse-coloured (brownish) upper wing-coverts, light grey breasts dappled with dark brown to black blotches and bars, pinkish bill.
- Breeds in Arctic and Siberian tundra and winters in large flocks in agricultural areas and wetlands.
- A delayed snowmelt or late spring storm can significantly reduce the birds’ reproductive success.
This image was clicked by Rick Leche – via Flickr.
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