- Synthliboramphus hypoleucus
The Greylag Goose is a common species of goose across parts of Europe and Asia. It was previously known as the Wild Goose.
The Greylag Goose is a large goose - the biggest species in its genus. They have pinkish legs and feet, with a orange-pink bill. The body plumage is a greyish-brown.
Greylag Geese breed in wetland habitat. Some populations are migratory, while others remain on territory year-round.
The Greylag Goose is the ancestor to domestic goose species, such as the Embden Goose.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 06 December 2010|
|Scientific Name||Anser anser|
|Birdorable Family||Ducks & Geese|
(as of 26 January 2017)
|Range||West Europe East Europe North Europe South Europe West Asia Central Asia East Asia Southeast Asia South Asia North Africa|