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Greater White-fronted Goose

Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769)

Белолобый гусь | Ақмаңдайлы қаз

North Kazakhstan area, Tayynshinsky area, lake Tayyncha
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Occurs on plains from Volga-Ural region and coast of Caspian Sea east to Semipalatinsk, Zaysan and Shymkent.


Common passage migrant, numerous in western, north-western and northern Kazakhstan, common in centre and rare in eastern, south-eastern and southern areas. Occurs in areas of green grass or on cereal fields (feeding), and on lakes (resting). Prefers to be in large flocks and rarely observed singly or in small groups. In spring appears early or mid-March near Turkestan and Shymkent. In more northern areas arrives in April, though near Petropavlovsk, first birds have been observed as late as 9th of May. Main migration second half of April – early May. Last birds observed in early June. Autumn migration rarely starts early – normally during second half September and continues to mid – end October. Not wintering in Kazakhstan.


Anser albifrons albifrons (Scopoli, 1769)


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.



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(Scopoli, 1769)

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