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The Swan Goose (Anser cygnoides) is natural to eastern Asia. During summer it nests in Siberia, migrating south to winter in Korea and northern China.
It is usually found near rivers and lakes, could be from places where the vegetation is scarce to forest zones. The younger ones frequent swamps.
The usual clutch is from five to eight eggs. Incubation takes about 28 days and is done by the female. The male stays nearby and defends the nest, later he also protects the goslings.
The adults of this species weight from 2.8 to 3.5 Kg. (six to seven and half pounds)
The Swan Goose in Spanish is called “Ánsar Cisne” and “Ganso-cisne”.
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