03 May, 2011

Bar-headed Goose

Scientific Name: Anser indicus

Population Estimate: 52-60K

Range / Habitat: Breeds in high-altitude lake areas of Central Asia. Migrates over the Himalayas and winters in cultivated fields in parts of India, Burma, Pakistan.

Field Notes: Medium-sized grey goose with distinctive barring on head. Yellow bill and legs.

Personal Notes: Seen at Disney's Animal Kingdom

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