Species Details

@Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);

Greylag Goose Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Anser anser
Family : Anatidae
Order : Anseriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Low marshy lands, stubble fields, wet grasslands, lakes and rivers.
Description : The Greylag Goose is a large waterbird with a long neck, pinkish bill and legs (adult bird length approximately 82 cm, weight 3 kg, wing 45 cm, bill 6.2 cm, tarsus 7 cm, tail 13.5 cm). It has a uniform greyish head and neck, French-grey rump and white uppertail-covert.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Syed Abbas (Birdwing,Bangladesh);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Joost van Bruggen(www.xeno-canto.org/Joost van Bruggen), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.