292. Anser brachyrhynchus

292. Anser brachyrhynchus.

THE PINK-FOOTED GOOSE.

Short-beaked, from

Male 26" to 36"; 6 lbs. Female 5 lbs. Legs pink. Bill pink, nail and base black. Head and neck brown. Body brown, with white wavy lines. First and second primaries bluish, others black. Breeding in Europe, migrating in winter to W. Europe. Often reported as occurring in India, but no Indian specimen has been preserved. Eggs (3.1 x 2.1) creamy white. (J. 946. B. 1582.)

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
292. Anser brachyrhynchus
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
292
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
255
Common name: 
Pink Footed Goose
M_ID: 
271
M_CN: 
Pink-footed Goose
M_SN: 
Anser brachyrhynchus
Volume: 
4th ed.
id: 
13146

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