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Greater White-fronted Goose [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa]

Anser albifrons [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa] (= Anser albifrons gambelli) Hartlaub, 1852




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Classification
Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
   Anser
Scientific:
  Anser albifrons gambelli


Original description

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1852

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool.(2) p.7

Protonym:
  Anser Gambelli

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2318738


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  304D8767325C98E1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-304D8767

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/304D8767


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 714773

Geographic range:

  • Anser albifrons [gambelli or frontalis]: breeds from interior and northern Alaska east across arctic Canada to the Hudson Bay region; winters in the south central United States and in northeastern Mexico
  • Anser albifrons sponsa: breeds in western Alaska; winters in California and western Mexico
English:
Greater White-fronted Goose [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa]
Catalan:
Oca riallera grossa (occidental)
Czech:
husa běločelá (ssp. gambelli/sponsa)
Danish:
Blisgås, Vestlig (ssp. gambelli/sponsa)
German:
Blässgans (gambelli/sponsa)
Spanish:
Ánsar Careto (occidental)
Spanish (Spain):
Ánsar careto (Occidental)
Finnish:
tundrahanhi (gambelli/sponsa)
French:
Oie rieuse [gambelli, frontalis ou sponsa]
Hungarian:
Nagy lilik (Nyugati)
Icelandic:
Blesgæs (gambelli/sponsa)
Japanese (romaji):
magan (gambelli/frontalis)
Japanese:
マガン(gambelli/sponsa)
Lithuanian:
Baltakaktė žąsis (gambelli/sponsa)
Dutch:
Kolgans (Westelijke)
Norwegian:
tundragås (gambelli/sponsa)
Polish:
gęś białoczelna (gambelli/sponsa)
Russian:
Белолобый гусь (gambelli/sponsa)
Slovak:
hus severská (skup.)
Serbian:
Lisasta guska (gambelli/sponsa)
Swedish:
bläsgås (gambelli/sponsa)
Chinese:
白额雁(北美)
Chinese (Traditional):
白额雁(东亚/北美)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Anser albifrons gambeli [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Greater White-fronted Goose [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa] ( Anser albifrons [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Greater White-fronted Goose [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa] ( Anser albifrons [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Greater White-fronted Goose [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa] ( Anser albifrons [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Greater White-fronted Goose [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa] ( Anser albifrons [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa])
eBird version 1.50:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons frontalis/gambelli) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/sponsa) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/sponsa) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Greater White-fronted Goose (Western) ( Anser albifrons gambelli/sponsa) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Anser albifrons gambelli [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Anser albifrons

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Other synonyms


Arabic: اوزة غراء كبيرة (gambelli/sponsa)
Asturian: Gansu caretu grande (occidental)
Azerbaijani: Ağalın qaz (gambelli/sponsa yarımnövü)
Bulgarian: Голяма белочела гъска (ssp. gambelli/sponsa)
Catalan: Oca riallera grossa (occidental)
Czech: husa běločelá (ssp. gambelli/sponsa)
Danish: Blisgås, Vestlig (ssp. gambelli/sponsa)
German: Blässgans (gambelli/frontalis), Blässgans (gambelli/sponsa)
Greek: Ασπρομέτωπη Χήνα (gambelli/sponsa)
English: Greater White-fronted Goose (Western), Greater White-fronted Goose [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa]
English, HBW: Greater White-fronted Goose (Western)
English (IOC): Greater White-fronted Goose (Western)
English (United States): Greater White-fronted Goose (Western)
Spanish: Ánsar Careto (occidental), Ganso Careto Mayor (gambelli/frontalis)
Spanish (Cuba): Guanana (gambelli/sponsa)
Spanish (Spain): Ánsar Careto (Occidental)
Spanish (HBW): Greater White-fronted Goose (Western)
Spanish (Mexico): Ganso Careto (Occidental), Ganso Careto Mayor (gambelli/frontalis)
Basque: Antzara muturzuria (gambelli/sponsa)
Persian: غاز پیشانی‌ سفید بزرگ (gambelli/sponsa)
Finnish: tundrahanhi (gambelli/sponsa)
French: Oie rieuse (de l'Ouest), Oie rieuse (gambelli), Oie rieuse [gambelli ou frontalis], Oie rieuse [gambelli, frontalis ou sponsa]
Galician: Ganso de testa branca (occidental)
Hebrew: אווז לבן-מצח (מערבי)
Hungarian: Nagy lilik (Nyugati)
Armenian: Սպիտակաճակատ սագ (gambelli/sponsa)
Icelandic: Blesgæs (gambelli/sponsa)
Japanese (romaji): magan (gambelli/frontalis)
Japanese: マガン (gambelli/frontalis), マガン (gambelli/sponsa), マガン(gambelli/sponsa)
Korean: 쇠기러기 (gambelli/sponsa)
Scientific: Anser albifrons [gambelli, frontalis or sponsa], Anser albifrons frontalis/gambelli, Anser albifrons gambeli, Anser albifrons gambelli, Anser albifrons gambelli/frontalis, Anser albifrons gambelli/sponsa, Anser gambeli
Lithuanian: Baltakaktė žąsis (gambelli/sponsa)
Dutch: Kolgans (Westelijke)
Norwegian: tundragås (gambelli/frontalis), tundragås (gambelli/sponsa)
Polish: gęś białoczelna (gambelli/sponsa)
Portuguese (Portugal): Ganso-de-testa-branca (gambelli/frontalis), Ganso-de-testa-branca (gambelli/sponsa), ganso-grande-de-testa-branca (gambelli/sponsa)
Russian: Белолобый гусь (gambelli/sponsa)
Slovak: hus severská (skup.)
Slovenian: Beločela gos (gambelli/sponsa)
Serbian: Lisasta guska (gambelli/sponsa)
Swedish: bläsgås (gambelli/frontalis), bläsgås (gambelli/sponsa)
Thai: ห่านหน้าผากขาวใหญ่ (อเมริกา)
Turkish: Sakarca (gambelli/frontalis), Sakarca (gambelli/sponsa)
Chinese: 白额雁(北美)
Chinese (Traditional): 白額雁(東亞/北美), 白额雁(东亚/北美)

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