Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Anseriformes > Family Anatidae > Genus Anser

Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Branta

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AnserBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Branta albifrons Scopoli, 1769 objective synonym

Children

Anser albifrons albifrons Scopoli, 1769
Anser albifrons flavirostris Dalgety & Scott, 1948

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: belbacuke; belbeja; pata ballbardhë; pata belbe; pata memece sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): tundragås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Голяма белочела гъска sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: blisgås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kolgans
 English: greater white-fronted goose; white-fronted goose sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Greater White-fronted Goose; White-fronted Goose sources: Charles Hussey
 French: oie rieuse
 Gaelic: gé bhánéadanach sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Gé bhánéadanach
 German: Blässgans sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Ασπρομέτωπη χήνα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Gé bhánéadanach sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): אווז לבן-מצח sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: oca lombardella sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: baltakaktė žąsis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: tundragås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: tundragås sources: Annus I Hist.-Nat. p. 69
 Norwegian Nynorsk: tundragås sources: Annus I Hist.-Nat. p. 69
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): tundragås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: gęś białoczelna sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: gârliţa mare; gârliţă mare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: белолобая казарка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: beločela gos sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: ánsar careto sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: bläsgås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: sakarca sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Гуска білолоба sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: gwydd dalcen-wen

Literature

basis of record

ITIS database

basis of record

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

basis of record

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

basis of record

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

basis of record

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

basis of record

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

basis of record

Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p.

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159159

Drs Cees Roselaar. Anser albifrons (Scopoli, 1769). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96477

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, fresh

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/B 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, and only in the Member States in respect of which they are indicated in the Directive, according to Annex II/B of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-27 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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