White-fronted Goose

Waterfowl Identification

Migrates chiefly in the Central and Pacific flyways but also present in the Mississippi. Rare in the Atlantic Flyway. Appears brownish gray at a distance. Often called "specklebelly".
Image comparing mature ans immature/UISFWS

Length: 29"
Weight: 6 1/4 lbs.

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 Distribution Map

Similar Species

Sounds
Most distinctive characteristic of the V-shaped flocks is the high pitched call kow-kow-kow-kow.

Last Updated: September 1, 2017