Emperor Goose

Other Names: none

Distribution : northeastern Siberia and western Alaska.

Description:

Size: 66-89 cm in length.

Plumage: The body and wings are silvery gray; black and white feather margins give it a scaled bluish appearance. The head, neck, and tail are white, and the throat is black. Juveniles are matte gray overall. The beak is peach, the legs are yellow, and the eyes are black.

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Emperor Goose

Emperor Goose

Bill Shape
spatulate
Regions
alaska
aleutians
british columbia
california
hawaii
idaho
nebraska
oregon
saskatchewan
washington
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
flying
Behavior
soaring
Markings
cross
streaks
tailbands
Sounds
clear
Location
high flying
low flying
ground dwelling
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
coasts
fields
Forests
Grasslands
Color
brown
gray
Body Shape
duck
Size
large
Order
ducks, geese and swans - anatidae
ducks, geese and swans - anseriformes
Conservation Status
Near Threatened
Bird Species