Ross's Goose

Anser rossii - Oie de Ross

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anser

  • Species
    :

    rossii

Descriptor

Cassin, 1861

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 66 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 114 cm.
  • Weight
    : 860 à 2040 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ross's Goose (Anser rossii) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Oie de Ross,
  • Ansar de Ross,
  • Ganso-das-neves-pequeno,
  • Zwergschneegans,
  • hólúd,
  • Ross’ Gans,
  • Oca di Ross,
  • Dvärgsnögås,
  • Eskimogås,
  • hus snežnička,
  • husa bělostná,
  • Dværgsnegås,
  • eskimohanhi,
  • oca de Ross,
  • Mjallgæs,
  • śnieżyca mała,
  • Rosa zoss,
  • mala snežna gos,
  • Гусь Росса,
  • ヒメハクガン,
  • 细嘴雁,
  • 細嘴雁,

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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