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The Greylag goose (Anser anser) belongs to the family Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Greylag goose taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of ducks, geese and swans. The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Anatidae comprises seven subfamilies, including Anserinae. The subfamily Anserinae includes the genus Anser.

The genus Anser was first described by Mathurin Jacques Brisson (30 April 1723 – 23 June 1806), a French zoologist and natural philosopher, in the year 1760.

The genus Anser comprises eleven species, including Anser anser. The species Anser anser was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Anser anser
Species:A. anser
Greylag goose - Anser anser
1.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Diego Delso,

Greylag goose - Anser anser
2.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Bengt Nyman

Anser anser
3.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Richard Bartz

Anser anser
4.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Diego Delso,

Anser anser
5.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Rufus46

Anser anser
6.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Diliff

Anser anser
7.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Diego Delso,

Anser anser
8.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by Jenny Williams

Anser anser
9.Greylag goose - Anser anser
Image by PeterRohrbeck
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1.Image source:,_M%C3%BAnich,_Alemania14.JPG (cropped)
Author: Diego Delso, | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/23/18
2.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Bengt Nyman | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/23/18
3.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Richard Bartz | License: CC BY-SA 2.5 as on 7/23/18
4.Image source:,_M%C3%BAnich,_Alemania_2012-04-28,_DD_04.JPG (cropped)
Author: Diego Delso, | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/23/18
5.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Rufus46 | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/23/18
6.Image source:,_London_-_Nov_2006.jpg (cropped)
Author: Diliff | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/23/18
7.Image source:,_M%C3%BAnich,_Alemania16.JPG (cropped)
Author: Diego Delso, | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/23/18
8.Image source:,_Buckinghamshire,_England-8.jpg (cropped)
Author: Jenny Williams | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/23/18
9.Image source: (cropped)
Author: PeterRohrbeck | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/23/18
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