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

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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.

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