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Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons albifrons Albert Noorlander 2019-12-21 Oudewater, Oudewater, Utrecht, Utrecht (Netherlands) (0 m) flight call -

Small flock flying over.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

548426
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Susanne Kuijpers 2022-03-25 Berkel en Rodenrijs, Lansingerland, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (Netherlands) (0 m) adult, call, flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

710923
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Julien Piette 2020-11-29 Dunkerque, Nord, Hauts-de-France, Nord (France) (10 m) nocturnal flight call - [sono] 611931
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons albifrons András Schmidt 2021-11-14 Tömörkény, Csongrád District, Csongrád, Csongrád (Hungary) (80 m) flight call, life stage uncertain, sex uncertain -

The recording was not modified. A flock of Greater White-fronted Geese flew overhead at the Csaj Fishponds.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

696797
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Robbin van Dijk 2021-02-26 Goeree-Overflakkee (near Ooltgensplaat), Goeree-Overflakkee, Zuid-Holland, Zuid-Holland (Netherlands) (0 m) call, flight call, nocturnal flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

625120
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons flavirostris Ashley Fisher 2013-03-06 Carn Friars Farm, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, England, Isles of Scilly (United Kingdom) (? m) call -

Group of 6 birds (all second cal-y spring) foraging in grassy field: same as XC118578, XC123890 and XC123892. These birds were flushed by a dog walker and having returned to same field, they became rather vocal, though bouts of calls were rather sporadic and not sustained. Recording unedited other than to remove long periods of silence.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

123891
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Peter Boesman 2007-01-14 Uitkerkse polders, West-Vlaanderen, West Flanders (Belgium) call -

Group taking off.

280886
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons albifrons Albert Noorlander 2019-11-05 Natuurontwikkelingsgebied Willeskop, Benschop, Montfoort, Utrecht, Utrecht (Netherlands) (0 m) flight call -

Two birds flying over.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

562549
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Joost van Bruggen 2019-11-24 Vierhuizen, Het Hogeland, Groningen, Groningen (Netherlands) (0 m) flight call, wingbeats -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

513297
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Joost van Bruggen 2016-10-11 Arnhem, Arnhem, Gelderland, Gelderland (Netherlands) (40 m) flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

337797
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons G Berger 2018-10-18 Lelystad, Flevoland, Flevoland (Netherlands) (0 m) flight call, nocturnal flight call - [sono] 439217
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Antoni Knychała 2015-03-07 Oleśnica, wrocławski, Województwo dolnośląskie, Dolnośląskie (Poland) (140 m) alarm call, call, female, juvenile, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

236311
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Joost van Bruggen 2019-11-22 Ida Gerhard, Gelderland (Netherlands) (10 m) aberrant, call, life stage uncertain, nocturnal flight call, sex uncertain -

Could be mistaken for Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra)

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

644995
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Peter Boesman 2008-02-17 Uitkerkse polders, West-Vlaanderen, West Flanders (Belgium) call -

In flight.

280889
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Peter Boesman 2019-12-29 Hengstdijk, Hulst, Zeeland, Zeeland (Netherlands) (0 m) call -

Calls on the ground and in flight.

513908
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Agris Celmins 2008-04-01 Svētes paliene, Jelgava (Latvia) (0 m) call -

Flock on the ground.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

702495
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Joost van Bruggen 2017-02-28 Arnhem, Arnhem, Gelderland, Gelderland (Netherlands) (10 m) flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

377213
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons David Darrell-Lambert 2018-02-01 Sint-Laureins, Oost-Vlaanderen, Vlaanderen, East Flanders (Belgium) (0 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

401615
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Peter Boesman 2020-11-10 Uitkerkse polders, West-Vlaanderen, West Flanders (Belgium) (0 m) flight call -

Small group flying by.

603849
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Agris Celmins 2008-04-01 Svētes paliene, Jelgava (Latvia) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

702491
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons albifrons Patrick Franke 2007-10-12 Bösewig, Sachsen-Anhalt, Saxony-Anhalt (Germany) flight call -

playback-used:no

434973
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Irish Wildlife Sounds 2021-11-15 North Slob, Wexford, County Wexford, Wexford (Ireland) (0 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

693145
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons Irish Wildlife Sounds 2021-11-15 North Slob, Wexford, County Wexford, Wexford (Ireland) (0 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

693146
xeno-canto.org
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons flavirostris Ashley Fisher 2013-03-06 Carn Friars Farm, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, England, Isles of Scilly (United Kingdom) (? m) call -

Group of 6 birds (all second cal-y spring) foraging in grassy field: same as XC118578. These birds were flushed by a dog walker and having returned to same field, they became rather vocal, though bouts of calls were rather sporadic and not sustained. Recording unedited other than to remove long periods of silence.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

123890
xeno-canto.org
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