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Goose ID, Wirral UK (1 Viewer)

bartolli

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Among all the Canada geese at Burton Mere Wetlands yesterday there was this one.
You cant see on this photo but it had bright orange legs.
Guess its a hybrid of some sort?
Ta.
 

stevethehydra

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Yes, the black bill means that the domestic parent is probably of Swan Goose descent (there are breeds mostly or entirely descended from Swan Goose, and breeds that are mixed Swan Goose and Greylag, so hard to prove there is absolutely no Greylag in it's ancestry somewhere!)
 
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