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Greylag Goose

Anser anser

Description:

I am not sure of the type of this goose, it has the ocean blue colour eyes of an Embden goose, but had a brownish head and white body, with some brown patches.

Habitat:

A couple of these were in a group of Embden geese at the River Ouse, which runs through Ely, Cambridgesire, UK.

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Greylag Goose
Anser Anser Greylag Goose


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3 Comments

Janice Parr
Janice Parr 8 years ago

Thank you Laura.

Janice Parr
Janice Parr 9 years ago

Thank you Alice. This is a very popular stretch of the river for visitors so the geese are quite used to seeing people and having their photos taken.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Beautiful goose! Hope it has a good disposition.

Janice Parr
Spotted by
Janice Parr

East Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 7, 2011
Submitted on Jun 15, 2011

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