adult male; long neck, knobby bill (California, USA; 2004-01-05)

Swan Goose
Anser cygnoides

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: this species has been domesticated, artificially selected, and introduced into parks and urban areas in many places around the world; it also hybridizes with various other waterfowl species, producing a diversity of plumages and body shapes.

brownish-cream body; orange legs and feet (California, USA; 2006-10-07)

this bird thinks a puffball mushroom is an egg (California, USA; 2006-10-07)

beautiful duo showing puffy white rears (California, USA; 2004-01-05)

posing for a portrait (California, USA; 2006-10-07)