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Greylag goose

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The greylag goose (Anser anser) belongs to the family Anatidae. The greylag goose is distributed throughout in Europe and Asia. Occasionally, it occurs in North America.
Biological classification of Anser anser
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Anseriformes
Family:Anatidae
Subfamily:Anserinae
Genus:Anser
Species:A. anser
Binomial name:Anser anser
Distribution:Indian Subcontinent, Asia, Europe;
Feeding habits:grasses, grains, seeds, invertebrates;
IUCN status listing:
Least Concern

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