GEESE OF THE WORLD
(WWT Slimbridge)

Flamingo Lagoon       Lesser Flamingo Zone

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WWT SLIMBRIDGE ZONES
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Andean Flamingo Zone
Asia Zone
Australia Zone
Back from the Brink
Flamingo Lagoon
Lesser Flamingo Zone
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Otter Pool Zone
Pampas Pen
South America Zone
Swan Lake
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Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
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GEESE OF THE WORLD
(WWT Slimbridge)
Flamingo Lagoon       Lesser Flamingo Zone
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Geese of the World, ©Nigel Key - September 2012

The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Geese of the World Zone at WWT Slimbridge: -

Photographs ©Nigel Key, click image to enlarge.
 (Slimbridge 26-05-12) Snow Goose     Information
(Anser or Chen Caerulescens)

The Snow Goose is a member of the Chen genus and has two sub-species, namely the Greater Snow Goose and the Lesser Snow Goose.
 (Slimbridge 09-09-10) Swan Goose     Information
(Anser Cygnoides)

The Swan Goose is a rare Goose from Mongolia, Northern China and Southeast Russia.
 (Slimbridge 25-03-11) Red Breasted Goose     Information
(Branta Ruficollis)

The Red Breasted goose is native to Eurasia and is of the Branta genus and is a relative of the Brent Goose, despite its appearance.
 (Slimbridge 25-03-11) Ls. White Fronted Goose     Information
(Anser Erythropus)

The Lesser white Fronted Goose, which is closely related to the White Fronted Goose, is found in northernmost Asia.
 (Slimbridge 09-09-10) Ross's Goose     Information
(Anser Rossii or Chen Rossii)

The Rossís Goose belongs to the Chen genus and is native to North America and Canada.
 (Slimbridge 24-03-12) Hawaiian Goose     Information
(Branta Sandvicensis)

The Hawaiian Goose, also known as the Nene, is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Kauai and Hawaii.
 (Slimbridge 25-03-11) Emperor Goose     Information
(Anser Canagicus or Chen Canagicus)

The Emperor Goose can be found in Alaska and Russia where it breeds mainly around the Bering Sea.
Cape Barren Goose (Slimbridge September 2012) Cape Barren Goose     Information
(Cereopsis Novaehollandiae)

The Cape Barren Goose, also known as the Pig Goose, is resident in Southern Australian and was named after Cape Barren Island where they were first sighted by European explorers.
Demoiselle Crane (Slimbridge April 2013) Demoiselle Crane     Information
(Anthropoides Virgo)

The Demoiselle Crane is found in central Eurasia and is the smallest of the Cranes. It is similar in appearance to the Common Crane but is slightly smaller.
Ferruginous Duck (Slimbridge August 2011) Ferruginous Duck     Information
(Aythya Nyroca)

The Ferruginous Duck, also known as the Ferruginous Pochard, is a diving duck from Eurasia.
Magellan Goose (Slimbridge May 2013) Magellan Goose     Information
(Chloephaga Picta)

The Magellan Goose, also known as the Upland Goose, is a sheldgoose and is indigenous to the southern part of South America.
Mandarin Duck (Slimbridge March 2009) Mandarin Duck     Information
(Aix Galericulata)

The Mandarin or Mandarin Duck is a perching duck and is closely related to the North American Wood Duck.
Marbled Teal (Slimbridge October 2011) Marbled Teal     Information
(Marmaronetta Angustirostris)

The Marbled Teal or Marbled Duck, generally feeds by dabbling but is actually classed as a diving duck.
Spur Winged Goose (Slimbridge March 2011) Spur Winged Goose     Information
(Plectropterus Gambensis)

The Spur Winged Goose is a member of the Shelduck and goose family Anatidae but classed in a sub-family Plectropterinae.
White Fronted Goose (Slimbridge April 2013) White Fronted Goose     Information
(Anser Albifrons)

The White Fronted Goose, also known as the Greater white Fronted Goose, is a member of the Anser genus which consists largely of Grey plumage.
Ashy-Headed Goose (Slimbridge July 2014) Ashy-Headed Goose     Information
(Chloephaga Poliocephala)

The Ashy-Headed Goose is a sheldgoose of the sub family Tadorninae. They are hardy and particularly agressive in the breeding season.



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