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The Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) belongs to the family Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Pink-footed goose taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of goose, swan and duck. The family Anatidae was first described 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 swan and goose. The subfamily Anserinae was first described by Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785 – 26 October 1840) Irish zoologist, in the year 1825.

The family Anserinae is split into six genera, viz., Cygnus, Anser, Branta, Coscoroba, Cereopsis and Cnemiornis. The genus Anser comprises gray and white goose and was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The genus Anser comprises eleven species. The species Anser brachyrhynchus was first described by Louis Antoine François Baillon (20 January 1778 – 3 December 1855), a French naturalist, in the year 1834.

The species bean goose (Anser fabalis) is considered closely related to the Anser brachyrhynchus.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Anser brachyrhynchus
Species:A. brachyrhynchus
American Pink-footed goose - Anser brachyrhynchus
1.Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Image by GrahamC57

Anser brachyrhynchus
2.American goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
by Magnus Lindberg

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3.Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Picture by Ómar Runólfsson

Anser brachyrhynchus
4.Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Image by Robert Lorch

Anser brachyrhynchus
5.Pink-footed goose - Anser brachyrhynchus
Image by MPF

Anser brachyrhynchus
6.Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus)
Image by MPF

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7.Pink-footed goose - Anser brachyrhynchus
Image by MPF

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8.Greenland goose - Anser brachyrhynchus
Photo by Perivani
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1.Pink-footed goose image source:
Author: GrahamC57 | License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 as on 12/4/18
Author: Magnus Lindberg | License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 as on 12/4/18
3.Image source: (cropped)
Author: Ómar Runólfsson | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 12/4/18
4.Source: (cropped)
Author: Robert Lorch | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 12/4/18
5.Image source:,_Gosforth_Park_2.jpg (cropped)
Author: MPF | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 12/4/18
6.Source:,_Gosforth_Park_1.jpg (cropped)
Author: MPF | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 12/4/18
7.Image source: (cropped)
Author: MPF | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 12/4/18
8.Source: (cropped)
Author: Perivani | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 12/4/18

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