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
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
Several birds walking and feeding Locality Han River, Seoul, South Korea (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 30 November 1999 6 years ago 22 sec 3.9
Two birds calling and preening. Locality Berlin Zoo, Berlin, Germany (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 23 March 2008 5 years ago 46 sec 3.8
PhotosSee all 17 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 2 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 45 weeks ago 3.6
Feral domestic birds.
Locality Delhi, India
rjk93207 26 May 2013 45 weeks ago 3.3