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Taiga Bean Goose Alternate name
Anser fabalis Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
72 – 90 cm               Length
Wetland, grassland. Habitat
3 to 7 eggs Clutch
Grass, moss and grain (maize) Food    Diet
Often found in mixed flocks with other geese.       Habits
372 World Number

Least Concern                         


view photos Photo by Olga e Zanni July 14, 2007 all rights reserved

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Embedded file Bean Goose calls
(Anser fabalis)
Herman van Oosten XC24788
02-11-2008, Netherlands

Bean Goose call
(Anser fabalis)
Niels Krabbe XC25713
31-01-1983, Sweden
Embedded file Bean Goose Calls
(Anser fabalis)
Patrik ?erg XC27162
10-02-2008, Sweden

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