Greylag Goose

Zoo Location: Wetland
 Greylag Goose

Flood plains, estuaries.

Wild Diet

Roots, leaves, flowers and fruit.


Males and females are alike except that males are larger.


They make a nest of vegetation and twigs on the ground or in reed beds. The female incubates 4-6 eggs for 28 days. The male helps to defend the young.

 Greylag Goose  Greylag Goose


  • Latin Name: Anser anser
  • Class: Birds
  • Order: Anseriformes
  • Family: Anatidae
  • Conservation status: Least Concern
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