Duck or Swan

by Sandy Scaggs
(Granite City, IL USA)

Took this picture of this duck or swan in a near by lake and have been unable to find out what it is and its name

Comments for Duck or Swan

Click here to add your own comments

May 19, 2015
It is a swangoose but...
by: Anonymous

I have seen pics of these before, it is a swan goose, but I don't think we have them in US. Native to Mongolia and Russia. Look it up on Wikipedia.

Apr 28, 2014
It's an African goose
by: ellin

Very beautiful. Pretty aggressive but beautiful.

Jun 14, 2013
it's a goose
by: Dot King

Hi, that was my comment above - I forgot to put in my name. Your goose is a swan goose, I found pics quite easily by typing in "geese images USA".

Jun 14, 2013
neither
by: Anonymous

It's some kind of goose, I think, probably only the US side of the Atlantic - I can't find it in my European bird book. Try looking up geese and i'm pretty sure you'll find it.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. dark hark

    Jan 17, 18 09:40 AM

    Seen in Lake Whitney State Park Texas. We have many hawks here, especially Red-tailed. Wasn't sure if this is a dark morph red-tail, Harris's or something

    Read More

  2. Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song

    Jan 13, 18 11:30 AM

    Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song seen in Mumbai

    Read More

  3. Linda

    Jan 11, 18 10:32 PM

    Can you help me identify a bird I saw last week that I've not seen before? It was eating berries in a dogwood tree in North Central Washington state.

    Read More