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Greylag Goose

Anser anser


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.


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.


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

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Wexford, Ireland

Lat: 52.38, Long: -6.39

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

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