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Greylag Goose

Anser anser

Description:

Large bulky grey goose, with pinkish-orange bill and dull pink legs. Plumage is plain grey/brown. Some with thin white rim at the base of the bill, and many with dark marks on the belly.

Habitat:

Breeds by lakes and reservoirs, with the nest site often close to water and hidden in reeds or other waterside vegetation. Nests in pairs, but locally colonially.

Notes:

Spotted at http://www.wexfordwildfowlreserve.ie/

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LisaGrant
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LisaGrant

Wexford, Ireland

Lat: 52.38, Long: -6.39

Spotted on Oct 9, 2011
Submitted on Oct 9, 2011

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