Greylag Goose
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 9th December 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 



Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 4th January 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 12th January 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Latest Brood
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 4th May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on October 19th 2008 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Strathclyde Park on 5th January 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 18th February 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Greylag Goose.
Species :
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Family:
Local names:
Anser anser.
Anseriformes.
Anatidae.

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Amongst floating vegetation or hidden in reeds.
Wetlands including marshes, lakes, and damp
heather moors.
Greylag Geese defecate almost continuously
whilst grazing so that their gut is not weighed
down with food allowing them to make a quick getaway if danger threatens.
The Greylag Goose can hybridize with the native
Canada Goose, producing birds which, to say the
least, can be puzzling to birders attempting to
identify them.
Grey/Brown.Underside of the tail is white.
Pinkish bills with dull pink legs and feet
74–84 cm
149–168 cm

April to May.
5 – 8. Creamy white
Leucistic Greylag Goose.
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