White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

College Lake - 4th December 2004 into 2005

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Photos copyright Ben Miller

While this species is not infrequently seen in the county, it is often difficult to know if records are of truly wild birds or are of captive origin.  Giving it's time of arrival this individual has reasonably good credentials for a wild bird. 

For details of the records that are most likely to be of captive origin click here.


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