All Types of Geese Species - Quickly Identify Wild Geese

This page contains about 27 Types of Geese Species and is useful in quickly identifying an unknown Goose. These geese include Black Geese (Branta), Grey Geese (Anser), White Geese (Chen), Sheldgeese (Chloephaga), and other types of geese.

Click on the photographs to enlarge them or if you click on the name of the goose then it will take you to another page with information, more photos, and sometimes a video of that particular goose.


Black Geese (Branta)| Grey Geese (Anser)| White Geese (Chen)| All types of Geese.

Click to enlarge Barnacle Goose
(Branta Leucopsis)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Brent Goose
(Branta Bernicla)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Cackling Goose
(Branta Hutchinsii)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Click to enlarge Canada Goose
(Branta Canadensis)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Hawaiian Goose
(Branta Sandvicensis)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Red-breasted Goose
(Branta Ruficollis)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Bar-headed Goose
(Anser Indicus)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Bean Goose
(Anser Fabalis)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Click to enlarge Greylag Goose
(Anser Anser)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge L. White-fronted Goose
(Anser Erythropus)
Photo: Dave Key

Click to enlarge Pink-footed Goose
(Anser Brachyrhyncus)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Click to enlarge Swan Goose
(Anser Cygnoides)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge G. White-fronted Goose
(Anser flavirostris/Albifrons)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Emperor Goose
(Chen Canagicus)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Ross's Goose
(Chen Rossii)
Photo: Nigel Key

Click to enlarge Snow Goose
(Blue morph)

(Chen Caerulescens)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Andean Goose
(Chloephaga Melanoptera)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Ashy-headed Goose
(Chloephaga Poliocephala)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Kelp Goose
(Chloephaga Hybrida)
Photo: Neill Smith
Click to enlarge Magellan Goose
(Chloephaga Picta)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Blue-winged Goose
(Cyanochen Cyanopterus)
Photo: Dave Key

Click to enlarge Cape Barren Goose
(Cereopsis Novaehollandiae)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Magpie Goose
(Anseranas Semipalmata)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Orinoco Goose
(Neochen Jubata)
Photo: Dave Key
Click to enlarge Spur-winged Goose
(Plectropterus Gambensis)
Photo: Dave Key

Click to enlarge Egyptian Goose
(Alopochen Aegyptiacus)
Photo: FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Click to enlarge Ruddy-headed Goose
(Chloephaga Rubidiceps)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons


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More Geese will be added to this page at a later date.

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