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Greylag Goose

Anser anser

Description:

The Greylag is the largest and bulkiest of the grey geese of the genus Anser. It has a rotund, bulky body, a thick and long neck, and a large head and bill. It has pink legs and feet, and an orange or pink bill. It is 74 to 91 cm (29 to 36 in) long with a wing length of 41.2 to 48 cm (16.2 to 19 in). It has a tail 6.2 to 6.9 cm (2.4 to 2.7 in), a bill of 6.4 to 6.9 centimetres (2.5 to 2.7 in) long, and a tarsus of 7.1 to 9.3 centimetres (2.8 to 3.7 in). It weighs 2.16 to 4.56 kg (4.8 to 10.1 lb), with a mean weight of around 3.3 kg (7.3 lb). The wingspan is 147 to 180 cm (58 to 71 in).[3][4][5] Males are generally larger than females, with the sexual dimorphism more pronounced in the eastern subspecies rubirostris, which is larger than the nominate subspecies on average https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greylag_Go...

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2 Comments

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

Thank You @Faredin Sure!

FaredinAliyevski
FaredinAliyevski 7 years ago

Hey Ali, you have some amazing photos but can you please put some description and uncroped photos of the organisms so it's easier to identify. Thanks and keep up the hard work :)

Ali Hemati Pour
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Ali Hemati Pour

بندر ماهشهر, خوزستان‎, Iran

Spotted on Jun 5, 2013
Submitted on Jun 5, 2013

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