Species: Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769)


Nomenclature
Scientific name Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769)
   
English name greater white-fronted goose
French name oie rieuse, oie rieuse sibérienne
Dutch name kolgans
German name Blässgans

Illustrations and Birdsongs

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

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Listen to the birdsongs on xeno-canto Europe


Protection status and Red List
World
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2009)

Distribution
Flanders incidental/periodical (1b)
Brussels incidental/periodical (1b)
Wallonia incidental/periodical (1b)
Habitat freshwater / terrestrial
Reference De Smet et al. 2006. Lijst van de Belgische vogels
Expert Anny Anselin

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be