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Embden Goose

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  • Micrathene whitneyi
  • Owls

About the Embden Goose

Also known as: Emden Goose, White Embden

The Embden Goose is a domesticated goose. It is the tallest goose, pure white with a light orange, short, bill, and orange feet and shanks. The eyes are blue.

The Embden Goose is a relatively new breed. They are thought to originate from the Em River in Germany and were first brought to the United States in 1821.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 07 August 2007
Scientific Name Anser anser domesticus
  • Anseriformes
  • Anatidae
  • Anser
Birdorable Family Ducks & Geese

International Names

  • (Chinese)
  • Husa domácí (Czech)
  • Kesyhanhi (Finnish)
  • L'oie d'Emden (French)
  • Emder Gans (German)
  • Gęś domowa (Polish)
  • Tamgås (Swedish)

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