Anser erythropus

(Lesser White-fronted Goose, Oie naine, Zwerggans, Ánsar chico)

The correct identification of the species was confirmed by the AKBB (Avifaunistic Commision of Berlin and Brandenburg) in 2014.

Example 1 IMG 4681 (19.01.2014)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers 5 Primaries (P6 - P10) of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

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Example 2 IMG 4673 (19.01.2014)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers 5 Primaries (P1 - P5) of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 3 IMG 4677 (19.01.2014)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers 8 Secondaries (S8 - S1) of the left wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 4 IMG 4682 (19.01.2014)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers 7 Tail-feathers (left half of the tail)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 5 IMG 4685 (19.01.2014)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers 7 Tail-feathers (right half of the tail)
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 6 IMG 4678 (19.01.2014)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers 5 Inner secondaries of the right wing
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 7 IMG 4692 (19.01.2014)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers 7 Wing-coverts
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 8 000101340059 (02.01.2000)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers The complete left wing of the dead bird
Literature  

Species List

     
Example 9 000101340059 (02.01.2000)

Date 02.01.2000
Location Belziger Landschaftswiesen, Kreis Potsdam-Mittelmark (Brandenburg, Germany)
Origin Victim of predation. A Goshawk was feeding on the remainders of the bird.
Age and sex  
Feathers

Cranium (head) of the dead bird

Literature  

Species List

     
Literature

R. März, Gewöll- und Rupfungskunde, 3. von Konrad Banz neu bearbeitete Auflage, Akademieverlag Berlin, 1987, ISBN 3-05-500157-5, page 171 and 177