Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) - HBW 1, p. 581
French: Oie cygnoïde
Spanish: Ansar Cisnal
Other common names: Chinese Goose
Taxonomy: Anas Cygnoid Linnaeus, 1758, Asia.
Sometimes placed in monospecific genus Cygnopsis. Monotypic.
Distribution: NC Asia from SC Siberia to N China.
- Vulnerable Enlarge map
VideosSee all 9 videos
A sitting bird preening its back Locality Blackbrook Zoological Park, Winkhill, Staffordshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 19 August 2007 6 years ago 35 sec 4.8
A bird sitting down close to another bird and both resting Locality Blackbrook Zoological Park, Winkhill, Staffordshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 19 August 2007 6 years ago 20 sec 4.6
Several birds walking and feeding Locality Han River, Seoul, South Korea (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 30 November 1999 6 years ago 22 sec 4.5
Two birds calling and preening. Locality Berlin Zoo, Berlin, Germany (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 23 March 2008 5 years ago 46 sec 4.4
A group of birds foraging next to the water Locality Han River, Seoul, South Korea (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 30 November 1999 6 years ago 24 sec 4.3
A bird drinking and eating among a big group of Greater White-fronted Goose (under the rain). Locality Kaga, Ishikawa Prefecture, Honshu, Japan (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 25 January 2010 3 years ago 34 sec 4.1
PhotosSee all 19 photos
Locality Scottsdale Greenbelt, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA (United States)
Alex Woodruff 8 February 2011 2 years ago 4
Swimming in the river Ganges, outside its area of distribution.
Locality Uttar Pradesh, India (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 13 June 2010 2 years ago 3.9
Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) at Poyang Lake Nature Reserve, Jiangxi, China
Locality Jiangxi, China (Southern)
LHarding 3 December 2006 5 years ago 3.8
Resident among mute swans for years here.
Locality Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
Brendan Marnell 2 August 2010 3 years ago 3.8
A male at the Martinez marina
Locality Martinez Salt Marsh, Contra Costa County, California, USA (United States)
AndrewSmith 22 December 2012 1 year ago 3.6
Feral domestic birds.
Locality Delhi, India
rjk93207 26 May 2013 1 year ago 3.3