Phil Pearce

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Greylag Goose

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Greylag Goose

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“Anser Anser”

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The Greylag Goose of the waterfowl family is mottled and barred grey with white plumage and an orange beak and pink legs. Its the largest of the wild geese native to the uk.

They eat grass, roots, cereal leaves, and grain.

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They are between 76 and 89cm in length.

 They have a wingspan of 146 to 182cm 

They weigh in at between 2.9 to 3.7kg 

and there are around 46,000 pairs in the uk.

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