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Old Sunday 19th November 2017, 20:46   #1
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White-fronted Goose? ¿age? (Central Spain)

Today I went to Laguna del Oso at Ávila province, central Spain, a small lake where a juvenile White-Fronted Goose (A. albifrons) has been reported by a number observers in the company of around 200 Greylag since around three weeks. The species is rare here, but not exceptional.

After a while I found a bird that stood up amongst the other geese present (4th from the right). I think it is one I was looking for but ¿ it is really a juvenile? White in the bill is very striking and there is some hint of chest black barring. It was quite far so the photos are not the best.

I have no previous experience neither with white-fronted or whith lesser white-fronted geese.
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