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Greylag Goose



Kingdom: Animalia     Phylum: Chordata     Class: Aves (Birds)     Order: Anseriformes     Family: Anatidae

Greylag Goose
Graylag Goose - image © Rajiv Lather

Greylag Goose (Anser anser) is a common winter visitor to north India. This bird is found in large wetlands.

Identification: It is mainly brown with a gray rump and white tail. Flesh pink colored bill is diagnostic.    Size: 80 cm

Local Name: Rajhans

Food: Tubers, grass, crops, aquatic weeds.


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