Geese are divided into two main groups, the ‘grey’ geese (including the greylag) and the ‘black’ geese, such as brent and barnacle geese. One of the most widespread, the Canada goose, is not native, but introduced to the UK from North America.
CANADA GOOSE (Branta canadensis)
GRAYLAG GOOSE (Anser anser)
EMPEROR GOOSE (Chen canagica)
RED-BRESTED GOOSE (Branta ruficollis)
EGYPTIAN GOOSE (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
(Goslings – North London May 2017)
MAGELLAN GOOSE (Chloephaga picta leucoptera)