Utah Bird Profile
  Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons

Name Roots: (L. anser, "goose" - albus, "white; frons, "forehead")

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by Margaret T. Sanchez

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Typically feeds on grasses and aquatic plants and on waste grains in cultivated fields.
Habitat: Shallow lakes and ponds and harvested fields.
How to find: This uncommon spring and fall migrant has also been seen during the winter months near shallow lakes and ponds especially at golf courses.

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