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Bean Goose (Tundra or Taiga ?) (1 Viewer)

ugolino

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Dear all,
I attach two shots of different birds taken in different locations and different times. Is it at all possible to identify them ?
Photo 1: taken in Hong-Kong's Mai Po in November
Photo 2: taken in Hokkaido in March
Thank you in advance, ugolino
 

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johnallcock

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The birds at Mai Po last winter are generally considered to be serrirostris: thick necks, dark heads and deep bills with obvious 'grin patch'.

I would have said the Hokkaido birds are also serrirostris.
 

ugolino

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Thank you both, I never thought I would get definite answers, so most grateful for your efforts and tentative ids.
Ugolino
 
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
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