Species Details


Greater White‑fronted Goose Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Anser albifrons
Family : Anatidae
Order : Anseriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : White-fronted Goose
Habitat : Freshwater marshes, swamps and grasslands.
Description : The Greater White-fronted Goose is a large waterfowl with a dark head, a white band around the front of the face and pink bill (adult bird length approximately 76 cm, weight 2.5 kg, wing 40 cm, bill 4.6 cm, tarsus 6.5 cm, tail 12 cm). It has dark grey-brown upperparts with a scaly appearance
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Buddy (www.inaturalist.org/people/Buddy ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Yoann Blanchonmore information, please contact us.