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Greylag
Goose

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Greylag Goose

Anser anser

The greylag is the largest and bulkiest of the grey geese of the genus Anser. It has a rotund, bulky body, a thick and long neck, and a large head and bill. It has pink legs and feet, and an orange or pink bill.

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Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    দেওৰাজ হাঁহ
  • Bengali:
    মেটে রাজহাঁস
  • Gujarati:
    ગાજહંસ
  • Hindi:
    काज
  • Marathi:
    श्याम कादंब
  • Nepali:
    कलहाँस
  • Oriya:
    ହଂସରାଡି
  • Sanskrit:
    कलहंस
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Taxanomy

ANSERIFORMES
ANATIDAE
Anser anser

Quick Facts
  • These are believed to be the ancestor of all our domestic breeds.
Greylag Goose

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