White-Fronted Geese

Length: 29"
Weight: 6 1/4 lbs.

illustration of an immature and adult white-fronted goose

Migrates chiefly in the Central and Pacific flyways but also present in the Mississippi. Rare in the Atlantic Flyway. Appears brownish gray at a distance. Often called "specklebelly".

Most distinctive characteristic of the V-shaped flocks is the high pitched call kow-kow-kow-kow.