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Greylag Goose

Anser anser (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Greylag Goose (also spelled Graylag in the United States), Anser anser, is a bird with a wide range in the Old World. It is the type species of the genus Anser. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Anser

Scientific:
  Anser anser

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.123

Protonym:
  Anas Anser

Avibase ID:
  4AED44E819A43204

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4AED44E8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175028

Geographic range:

  • Anser anser anser: Breeds nw Eurasia; winters to North Africa, Turkey and Iran
  • Anser anser rubrirostris: NE Eurasia; winters to Asia Minor, India and n Indochina
English:
Greylag Goose
Czech:
husa velká
German:
Graugans
Danish:
Grågås
Spanish:
Ánsar común
Finnish:
merihanhi
French:
Oie cendrée
Icelandic:
Grágæs
Italian:
Oca selvatica
Japanese:
haiirogan
Japanese:
ハイイロガン
Dutch:
Grauwe Gans
Norwegian:
Grågås
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grågås
Polish:
gęgawa
Portuguese:
Ganso-comum
Russian:
Серый гусь
Slovak:
hus divá
Swedish:
grågås
Ukrainian:
Гуска сіра
Chinese:
灰雁


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Oie cendrée ( Anser anser) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Oriental Bird Club:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Arabic: الإوز الرمادي, الإوز الرمادي وز
Asturian: Gansu
Azerbaijani: Boz qaş, Boz qaz
Belarusian: huś šeraja, гусь шэрая, Сівы гусь, Шэрая гусь, Шэры гусь
Bulgarian: siva g"ska, Сива гъска
Bengali: মেটে রাজহাঁস
Breton: Ar waz louet, gwaz louet, Waz
Catalan: Oca comuna, Oca salvatge, Oca vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Oca salvatge
Valencian: Oca vulgar
Shor: Пор қас
Montenegrin: divlja guska
Czech: Husa velká
Welsh: gŵydd wyllt, Gŵydd wyllt gyffredin
Danish: Grågås
German: Graugans
Greek: china, Σπιτόσιηνα, Σταχτόχηνα, χήνα
Greek (Cypriot): Σπιτόσιηνα
English: Eastern Graylag Goose, Eastern Greylag Goose, Feral Goose, Gray goose, Gray Lag-Goose, Graylag Goose, Gray-lag goose, Grey goose, Grey Lag-Goose, Greylag, Greylag Goose, Grey-lag goose, Western Graylag Goose
English (IOC): Greylag Goose
Esperanto: Griza ansero
Spanish: Ansar Comun, Ansar Común, Ánsar Común, Ganso común
Spanish (Argentine): Ganso común
Spanish (Colombia): Ganso Común
Spanish (Spain): Ánsar Común
Spanish (HBW): Ánsar común
Spanish (Mexico): Ganso Común
Estonian: Hallhani, hallhani (roohani), Hallhani e. roohani, hallhani roohani, roohani
Basque: antzara hankagorrizta, Oca vulgar
Persian: غاز خاکستری
Finnish: Merihanhi
Faroese: grágás
French: Oie cendrée
Friulian: ocje di prât, ocje salvadie
Frisian: skiere goes
Irish: ganso bravo, gé ghlas, Gé mhór fhionn
Gaelic: Gèadh-Glas
Galician: Ganso bravo, Oca vulgar
Manx: Guiy Feie, guiy glass
Hebrew: אווז אפור, אוז אפור
Croatian: divlja guska, Siva Guska
Hungarian: Nyári lúd
Armenian: [Mokhraguyn Sug ], Մոխրագույն Սագ
Icelandic: Grágæs
Italian: Oca selvatica
Japanese: hai-iro gan, haiirogan, Haiiro-gan
Japanese: ハイイロガン
Japanese (Kanji): 灰色雁
Georgian: რუხი ბატი, რუხი ღერღეტი
Khakas: Пора хас
Kazakh: Бөр қаз, Сұр қаз
Kazakh (Transliteration): sur qaz
Korean: 회색기러기
Korean (Transliteration): hoe-saek-gireogi
Cornish: Gothwyls
Scientific: Anas Anser, Anser anser, Anser anser anser
Ladino: aucia salvaria
Luxembourgish: Grogäns
Limburgish: Grijze gajs
Ladin: Aucia salvaria
Lithuanian: Pilkoji žaćsis, Pilkoji žasis, pilkoji žąsis
Latvian: meža zoss
Macedonian: diva guska, дива гуска, Обична (Дива) гуска
Mongolian: Бор галуу
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠪᠣᠷᠣ ᠭᠠᠯᠠᠭᠣ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠪᠣᠷᠣ ᠭᠠᠯᠠᠭᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Бор галуу
Mongolian (Transliteration): borg aluu
Moldavian: Cǐsca cenuşie, Gâscă de vară
Malay: Burung Angsa Kelabu
Maltese: Wizza Griza, wiżża griża
Dutch: Grauwe Gans
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grågås
Norwegian: Grågås
Polish: (gęś) gęgawa, gegawa, gęgawa, gęgawa (gęś gęgawa), ges gegawa, Gęś gęgawa
Pinyin: dà yàn, hóng-zuǐ yàn, huáng-zuǐ huī é, huī yàn, huī-yāo yàn, shā-é, shā-yàn
Portuguese: ganso bravo, Ganso-bravo, Ganso-comum
Portuguese (Portugal): Ganso-bravo
Romansh: auca grischa
Romanian: gâsca de vara, gâscă de vară
Russian: Cерый гусь, Sery Gus, seryj gus', Гусь серый, Серый гусь
Scots: Geadh glas
Sindhi: ٱب هبٽ شٖ يَ
Northern Sami: Mearracuonji, ránesčuonjá
Slovak: hus divá
Slovenian: siva gos, siva gosc
Albanian: Pata e eger, pata e egër
Serbian: Divlja guska, Дивлја гуска, дивља гуска
Swedish: Grågås
Thai: ห่านเทาปากชมพู, ห่านเทาปากสีชมพู, ห่านป่าสีเทา
Thai (Transliteration): hàan tʰaw pàak-sĭi-cʰom-pʰuu, hàan-pàa sĭi-tʰaw
Turkmen: boz kaz
Turkish: Boz kaz, Yaban Kazı, Сұр қаз
Tuvinian: Бора кас
Ukrainian: guska sira, гуска сіра, Сіра гуска
Vietnamese: Ngỗng trời
Sorbian, Lower: źiwa gus
Sorbian, Upper: dźiwje huso, šěra husyca
Chinese: [dà yàn], [hong-zui yan], [huáng-zuǐ huī é], [hui yan], [hui-yao yan], [sha-e], [sha-yan], 大雁, 沙雁, 沙鹅, 灰 雁, 灰腰雁, 灰雁, 红嘴雁, 黄嘴灰鹅
Chinese (Traditional): 大雁, 沙雁, 沙鵝, 灰嘴灰鵝, 灰腰雁, 灰雁, 鴻嘴雁
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 灰雁
Chinese (Taiwan): [hui yan], 灰雁

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