The Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus (Linnaeus, 1758) (other languages) is at present one of the most endangered bird species in the Palearctic. The clearly most important negative factor is the high mortality due to poaching. Also loss of natural habitat contribute negatively. It is a habitat specialist, in contrast to the close relative the White-fronted Goose, who has adapted to feeding in agricultural land.
The 'Portal to the Lesser White-fronted Goose' is meant to be a resource for information about wild populations and supply information about ongoing research and conservation.
Have you seen a Lesser White-fronted Goose or read colour rings? To successfully save this species from extinction do we need YOUR effort and information. Every little helps!
Wonder about the www.piskulka.net address? Piskulka - Пискулька - is the official Russian name for Lesser White-fronted Goose.
25 June 2018, Erkuta, Yamal, Russia 0 LWfG observed. 6 nests of LWFG were find in frame of long-term monitoring of terrestrial ecosystems of Yamal in ERKUTA field site
01 June 2018, Valdak Marshes, Inner part of Porsanger fjord, Finnmark, Norway 2 LWfG observed. 1 ad pair, maybe even a new one for this spring.
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