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Brown Chinese Goose

Anser cygnoides


Not sure what kind of goose this is? Can anyone help?


Pond near an outlet mall, Ohio.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Brown Chinese Goose
Anser cygnoides Chinese goose
Phil_S 8 years ago
African Goose
Anser cygnoides African goose

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LivanEscudero 8 years ago

The Brown Chinese Goose is a breed of Domestic Geese, not a separate species. So you may find different looking breeds of domestic geese that derive from the A. cygnoides. I believe the official binomial name for domestic geese is Anser anser domesticus & Anser cygnoides
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Gina423 8 years ago

Hmm. Two suggestions with the same species name but different common names.

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Aurora, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Sep 27, 2012
Submitted on Apr 3, 2013

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