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Pink-footed Goose

Pink-footed Goose
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Anser[?]
Species: brachyrhynchus
Binomial name
Anser brachyrhynchus

The Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus is a goose breeding in Greenland, Iceland and Svalbard. It winters in nortwest Europe, especially Great Britain.

It is closely related to the Bean Goose Anser fabalis. The Pink-footed Goose has the bill short, bright pink in the middle, and the feet also pink, which is diagnostic.

The upper wing-coverts are nearly of the same bluish-grey as in the Greylag Goose.



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