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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Bar-headed Goose

 

 

Awaiting image for this species

 

 

Bar-headed Goose

Anser indicus

 

  • Bar-headed Goose
  • Anser indicus
  • WI: Very rare visitor (five or less records)

 

 

Bar-headed Goose records in the Western Isles

Very rare visitor (five or less records)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)

The chart below shows how abundant the Bar-headed Goose is during a month or when you are more likely to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

Branta and Anser Geese

The Branta genus of geese are those species with largely black plumage, the Anser genus are the species which are largely grey.

Collective nouns for Geese

A nide of geese
A gaggle of geese
A flock of geese
A wedge of geese (flying)
A skein of geese (flying)

From WIKI

 

 

Other local bird photographs

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