Greylag Goose

Description: A large, light-grey bird, with the remarkable silvery grey coloration on the upper sides of the wings. It is different from the Bean Goose in its light-colored head and neck (not darker than the body), and pink beak and legs; and from white-fronted geese – by the absence of the big white spot on the forehead. The bird’s length is 75-90 cm.

Habitat: Although transit in nature, some species and pairs may stay over summer, and there are registered cases of nesting. They prefer big lakes with reed-beds, vast flood plains with meadows, overgrown bayous and swamps.

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