Domestic Swan Goose - Anser cygnoides | SocalFauna.net

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Domestic Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides)


Chordata > Aves > Anseriformes > Anatidae


Introduced from East Asia, this is a large-bodied goose that often has a conspicuous knob at the base of the bill. The coloration ranges from gray-brown with a black bill to pure white with an orange bill. May be resident year-round in coastal Southern California, especially at park lakes or lagoons (2). Uncommon (2)

View Sightings (1 total, most recently on 04/16/2015)

References:
1. Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America (Sibley, 2003)
2. eBird


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