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Thread: Greenland White-fronted Goose?

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    Default Greenland White-fronted Goose?

    I think this is a "Greenland" White Fronted Goose? but I'm no pro so what do you think? photos on my blog... Cheers!

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    Looks more like European to me - broad white margin on the tail (only a narrow white line on Greenland), overall mid grey-brown plumage (distinctly darker in Greenland), and pink bill (orange, similar colour to legs in Greenland).

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    European indeed. For all reasons Michael states.

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