• Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile)
    Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile) (Pekka Fagel)
  • Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile)
    Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile) (Pekka Fagel)
  • Greater White-fronted Goose (Juveniles)
    Greater White-fronted Goose (Juveniles) (Mike Pope)
  • Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile)
    Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile) (Mike Pope)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Juveniles)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Juvenile)
Recordings 
Scientific Name 
Anser albifrons
Arabic Name 
الإوز الأغر الكبير
Kuwaiti name 
وز
Width 
160.0 cm
Length 
78.0 cm
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Least Concern
Similar species 

Information

Extremely rare vagrant during late autumn and winter. According to local hunters, the species may be a more frequent visitor. Although usually found on coastal marshes, it has even been recorded on a quiet golf course.
Where in Kuwait 
Only 1 record for Kuwait that was found on one of the 'green' golf courses.
In the world 
Breeds on tundra in far northeast, migrating in winter and has preference for peatlands, natural bogs and sedge meadows.
Local threats 
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.