Swan Goose

Anser cygnoides - Oie cygnoïde

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anser

  • Species
    :

    cygnoides

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 94 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 165 à 185 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3000 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Oie cygnoïde,
  • Ansar Cisnal,
  • Ganso-cisne,
  • Schwanengans,
  • kínai hattyúlúd,
  • Zwaangans,
  • Oca cigno,
  • Svangås,
  • Svanegås,
  • hus labutia,
  • husa labutí,
  • Svanegås,
  • joutsenhanhi,
  • oca cigne,
  • gęś łabędzionosa,
  • lielknābja zoss,
  • Сухонос,
  • サカツラガン,
  • 鸿雁,
  • ห่านคอขาว,
  • 鴻雁,

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Illustration

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