Scientific Name: Anser erythropus Common Name: Lesser White-fronted Goose
Identifying Features: Conspicuous white face, broad black bars which cross the belly, yellow eye-ring, white facial blaze goes up to the crown.
- Inspired Sir Peter Scott to set up The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT).
- Considered an endangered species, but there are programmes to reintroduce animals into the wild to strengthen the population.
This image was clicked by Marie Hale – via Flickr.
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