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The Pink-footed Goose (Anser brachyrhynchus) nests in Greenland, Iceland and on the Svalbard archipelago (Norway). The ones from Greenland and Iceland migrate to winter in the United Kingdom. Those breeding in the Svalbard archipelago migrate to spend the winter in Europe.
In Greenland this goose nests on the tundra.
This is a gregarious species while not breeding, forming big flocks during winter. It shows preference to maintaining the aggregations to its own species.
Nesting is solitary and in well spread out colonies. The nest is usually near water. The usual clutch has three to five eggs, there are records of one that had nine. Incubation takes 25 to 28 days and is done by the female.
The diet of this goose includes roots, seeds and grass.
Only one molt a year.
Pink-footed Goose in Spanish is called “Ánsar de Pico Corto”.
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