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Old Monday 22nd February 2010, 09:12   #1
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greylag goose ?

pic take at uitkerke polders in belgium this week end, it seems like to be a greylag goose but all this white in front give me some doubt ?? what do you think ? thanks


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Old Monday 22nd February 2010, 09:46   #2
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European White -fronted geese.
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Old Monday 22nd February 2010, 10:13   #3
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Old Monday 22nd February 2010, 10:19   #4
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Old Monday 22nd February 2010, 20:20   #5
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i thought they would have dark bars on the belly if they were white fronts??
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i thought they would have dark bars on the belly if they were white fronts??
The bird in the center may be a first-year bird that doesn't have the bars yet. The bird on the right seems to have some bars on the flank.

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