Greylag Goose

Anser anser - Oie cendrée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anser

  • Species
    :

    anser

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 89 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 147 à 180 cm.
  • Weight
    : 2070 à 3960 g
Longevity

17 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Greylag Goose (Anser anser) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Anser anser anser (n and c Europe)
  • Anser anser rubrirostris (ec Europe to China)

Foreign names

  • Oie cendrée,
  • Ansar Común,
  • Ganso-bravo,
  • Graugans,
  • Nyári lúd,
  • Grauwe Gans,
  • Oca selvatica,
  • Grågås,
  • Grågås,
  • hus divá,
  • husa velká,
  • Grågås,
  • merihanhi,
  • oca comuna,
  • Grágæs,
  • gęgawa,
  • meža zoss,
  • siva gos,
  • Серый гусь,
  • ハイイロガン,
  • 灰雁,
  • ห่านเทาปากสีชมพู,
  • 灰雁,

Voice song and cries

Oie cendrée
adult

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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