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Lesser White-fronted Goose Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Anser erythropus
Family : Anatidae
Order : Anseriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Rivers
Description : Lesser White- fronted Goose one of the winter migrant birds to Bangladesh. It has half-moon white frontal band, yellow eye ring and slightly darker head and neck. It is diurnal and feeds on grasses, sedges, aquatic plants and grains.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Grimmett et al, 2011, Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Oxford University Press, India, taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Paul Cools(www.inaturalist.org/people/Paul Cools),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Lars Edeniusmore information, please contact us.